Poultry Exemptions Under the Federal Poultry Products Inspection Act
Guideline ID FSIS-GD-2010-0006
Issue Date January 2010
The guidance contains information on how privately-owned small businesses and poultry producers who slaughter or process poultry for human food determine whether their businesses are eligible for exemption from Federal or state inspection. It applies to growers, household consumers, retailers, restaurants, boarding houses, and institutions and the actions they may take to seek exemption from poultry products inspection regulations. It relates to 9 CFR Part 381.
Disclaimer: The contents of this guidance document do not have the force and effect of law and are not meant to bind the public in any way. This document is intended only to provide clarity to the public regarding existing requirements under the law or agency policies.