Legislation Concerning Reptile–Associated Salmonellosis
Chapter 81 of the Texas Health and Safety Code, requires that retail pet stores that sell reptiles post warning signs and distribute written warnings to purchasers of reptiles pertaining to reptile-associated salmonellosis.
Texas Administrative Code, 169.121, Reptile-Associated Salmonellosis
Texas Health and Safety Code, Subchapter I. Animal-Borne Diseases, Sections 81.351-353
Salmonella and Small Turtles
Laws and Information Pertaining to Small Turtles and the Risk of Salmonellosis
Sample Sign (PDF, 1.33KB)
Sample Written Warning (PDF, 55.3KB)