PA 13-38—HB 6313
AN ACT CONCERNING LOCALLY GROWN POULTRY IN CONNECTICUT FOOD MARKETS
SUMMARY: This act allows certain poultry processing facilities to sell poultry to retail food establishments (e. g. , grocery stores). These facilities are approved by law to sell food to household consumers, restaurants, hotels, and boarding houses. The facilities must (1) meet applicable criteria for federal Food Safety and Inspection Service exemptions and (2) pass state Department of Agriculture inspections.
Under the law, “poultry” means any species of domestic fowl, including chickens, turkeys, ostriches, emus, rheas, cassowaries, waterfowl, and game birds raised for food production, breeding, exhibition, or sale.
EFFECTIVE DATE: Upon passage
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