New York Agriculture & Markets Law

Sec. § 199
Application of Article


The provisions of this article regarding the selling of food shall be considered to include the manufacture, production, processing, packing, transportation, exposure, offer, possession, and holding of any such article for sale; the sale, dispensing, and giving of any such article; and the supplying or applying of any such articles in the conduct of any food establishment.


The provisions of this article regarding adulteration shall not apply to food or food products for animals, provided, however, that animal food and food products which are or may be adulterated within the meaning of this article may only be manufactured, produced, processed, packed, transported, exposed, offered, possessed, and held for sale pursuant to rules and regulations promulgated under authority of section two hundred fourteen-b of this article. Such rules and regulations shall provide for the safety of humans by requiring, among other things, the decharacterization of such products and the prominent labeling thereof as unfit for human consumption, and for the health of animals by prohibiting the use of certain adulterated products or the use of carcasses of animals or poultry or parts thereof affected with diseases of particular concern to public and animal health, and may require such other safeguards, including heat processing, as are necessary to protect animal health.


The provisions of this article regarding misbranding shall not apply to commercial feed as defined in article eight of this chapter, provided such feed complies with the provisions of such article eight and the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder.


The provisions of this article shall not apply to game or wild game.

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