|(a) This subchapter provides for the registration of
rendering businesses; transporters of renderable raw materials and
dead animals; and locations where a rendering business is conducted.
(b) The Texas Meat and Poultry Inspection Act, Texas
Health and Safety Code, Chapter 433, provides the department with
the authority to adopt rules consistent with the chapter as necessary
pursuant to the enforcement of this chapter.
(c) No person may cause, suffer, or allow the operation,
management, or maintenance of a rendering business or rendering business
location without registering with the department in accordance with
(d) All rendering businesses and rendering business
locations shall comply with the minimum standards specified in this
subchapter in addition to existing standards contained in Texas Health
and Safety Code, Chapter 144 and the Texas Meat and Poultry Inspection
Act, Texas Health and Safety Code, Chapter 433, relating to adulteration
(e) Any person who transports renderable raw materials
or dead animals from any place within this state to any place outside
of the borders of this state must be registered with the department.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §221.1 adopted to be effective December 10, 2000, 25 TexReg 12175; amended to be effective January 1, 2005, 29 TexReg 11979; amended to be effective December 23, 2020, 45 TexReg 9215