(a)  Swine which have been fed garbage shall be sold only for direct movement to a slaughtering establishment. They shall not be used for other than immediate slaughter and at the time of sale shall be identified by the garbage feeding permit number on the bill of sale.

(b)  No garbage‑fed swine shall be moved or transported except in compliance with the federal regulations and with the law and rules and regulations of the state of destination.

(c)  Swine fed on raw garbage, improperly cooked garbage and/or fed or held on premises in violation of the Garbage Feeding Law and/or rules and regulations shall be subject to quarantine. The State Veterinarian is authorized to permit the movement of garbage‑fed swine to isolated premises and subject to quarantine. The movement and/or sale of garbage‑fed swine, including swine fed on individual household garbage and all other swine, shall be subject to the emergency rules and regulations established by the Commissioner of Agriculture for the control and eradication of vesicular diseases.

(d)  A permit to move swine under quarantine because of having been fed raw garbage will be issued by the State Veterinarian when movement can be accomplished without risking the exposure of other animals.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑405.8;

Eff. April 1, 1984;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. March 26, 2017.