New York Agriculture & Markets Law

Sec. § 96-A
Declaration of Policy and Purpose

Whereas unsanitary conditions in the slaughtering of animals and fowl for food have been found to exist in this state, and whereas such conditions endanger the health and welfare of the people of the state, it is hereby declared to be a matter of legislative determination that the supervision of the slaughtering of animals and fowl is in the public interest, and that this article is enacted in the exercise of the police power of the state and its purposes are the protection of the public health.

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