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    The Meat Safety Assurance Unit is within the Division for Regulatory Services.

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Meat Safety Assurance Unit

This page provides links to rules and regulations for the regulated communities served by the Meat Safety Assurance Unit.

Links to sites outside the Texas Department of State Health Services are intended to be informational and do not necessarily imply any official endorsement. Staff associated with the Meat Safety Assurance Unit routinely review the links, but we cannot guarantee the validity of information provided at outside sites.

Draft Rules and/or Proposed Rules


Below is a list of the rules and regulations that govern entities regulated by the Meat Safety Assurance Unit. Click on the title of the rule, regulation, or law that you would like view. The links below will send you an official site for the rule OR, if available, there is a link provided to the rule in PDF format.

25 Texas Administrative Code (TAC)


Chapter 221, Subchapter A Transporting Dead Animals and Rendering
Chapter 221, Subchapter B Meat and Poultry Inspection
Chapter 221, Subchapter B, Section 221.11 Federal Regulations on Meat and Poultry Inspection

For information on Federal Regulations see the United States Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service Web Pages.


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Last updated February 10, 2015