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MEAT HANDLERS

Definition of a Meat Handler -- an individual or business that engages in receiving and/or storing, transporting and/or selling (wholesale and/or retail) of fully marked, labeled and wholesome meat and/or poultry product. All such product must bear a state or federal inspection legend on the final product at the time of sale. Opening of product containers for further processing or repackaging is not permitted. Note that state inspected product may not be shipped across state lines.

NCDA&CS - Meat and Poultry Inspection Division, W. Alan Wade, Director
Mailing Address:1001 Mail Service Center Raleigh, NC 27699-1001
Physical Address: 2 West Edenton Street , Raleigh, NC 27601
Phone: (919) 707-3180; FAX: (919) 715-0246;TA Office: (919) 707-3195