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Declaration of policy and purpose
Agriculture & Markets (AGM) CHAPTER 69, ARTICLE 5-A
§ 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.