TITLE 8: AGRICULTURE AND ANIMALS
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
SUBCHAPTER c: MEAT AND POULTRY INSPECTION ACT
PART 125 MEAT AND POULTRY INSPECTION ACT


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SUBPART A: GENERAL PROVISIONS FOR BOTH MEAT AND/OR POULTRY INSPECTION

SUBPART B: MEAT INSPECTION

SUBPART C: POULTRY INSPECTION


AUTHORITY: Implementing and authorized by the Meat and Poultry Inspection Act [225 ILCS 650] and Section 5-625 of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois [20 ILCS 5].

SOURCE: Adopted at 9 Ill. Reg. 1782, effective January 24, 1985; peremptory amendment at 9 Ill. Reg. 2337, effective January 28, 1985; peremptory amendment at 9 Ill. Reg. 2980, effective February 20, 1985; peremptory amendment at 9 Ill. Reg. 4856, effective April 1, 1985; peremptory amendment at 9 Ill. Reg. 9240, effective June 5, 1985; peremptory amendment at 9 Ill. Reg. 10102, effective June 13, 1985; peremptory amendment at 9 Ill. Reg. 11673, effective July 17, 1985; peremptory amendment at 9 Ill. Reg. 13748, effective August 23, 1985; peremptory amendment at 9 Ill. Reg. 15575, effective October 2, 1985; peremptory amendment at 9 Ill. Reg. 19759, effective December 5, 1985; peremptory amendment at 10 Ill. Reg. 447, effective December 23, 1985; peremptory amendment at 10 Ill. Reg. 1307, effective January 7, 1986; peremptory amendment at 10 Ill. Reg. 3318, effective January 24, 1986; peremptory amendment at 10 Ill. Reg. 3880, effective February 7, 1986; peremptory amendment at 10 Ill. Reg. 11478, effective June 25, 1986; peremptory amendment at 10 Ill. Reg. 14858, effective August 22, 1986; peremptory amendment at 10 Ill. Reg. 15305, effective September 10, 1986; peremptory amendment at 10 Ill. Reg. 16743, effective September 19, 1986; peremptory amendment at 10 Ill. Reg. 18203, effective October 15, 1986; peremptory amendment at 10 Ill. Reg. 19818, effective November 12, 1986; peremptory amendment at 11 Ill. Reg. 1696, effective January 5, 1987; peremptory amendment at 11 Ill. Reg. 2930, effective January 23, 1987; peremptory amendment at 11 Ill. Reg. 9645, effective April 29, 1987; peremptory amendment at 11 Ill. Reg. 10321, effective May 15, 1987; peremptory amendment at 11 Ill. Reg. 11184, effective June 5, 1987; peremptory amendment at 11 Ill. Reg. 14830, effective August 25, 1987; peremptory amendment at 11 Ill. Reg. 18799, effective November 3, 1987; peremptory amendment at 11 Ill. Reg. 19805, effective November 19, 1987; peremptory amendment at 12 Ill. Reg. 2154, effective January 6, 1988; amended at 12 Ill. Reg. 3417, effective January 22, 1988; peremptory amendment at 12 Ill. Reg. 4879, effective February 25, 1988; peremptory amendment at 12 Ill. Reg. 6313, effective March 21, 1988; peremptory amendment at 12 Ill. Reg. 6819, effective March 29, 1988; peremptory amendment at 12 Ill. Reg. 13621, effective August 8, 1988; peremptory amendment at 12 Ill. Reg. 19116, effective November 1, 1988; peremptory amendment at 12 Ill. Reg. 20894, effective December 21, 1988; peremptory amendment at 13 Ill. Reg. 228, effective January 11, 1989; peremptory amendment at 13 Ill. Reg. 2160, effective February 13, 1989; amended at 13 Ill. Reg. 3696, effective March 13, 1989; peremptory amendment at 13 Ill. Reg. 15853, effective October 5, 1989; peremptory amendment at 13 Ill. Reg. 16838, effective October 11, 1989; peremptory amendment at 13 Ill. Reg. 17495, effective January 18, 1990; amended at 14 Ill. Reg. 3424, effective February 26, 1990; peremptory amendment at 14 Ill. Reg. 4953, effective March 23, 1990; peremptory amendment at 14 Ill. Reg. 11401, effective July 6, 1990; peremptory amendment at 14 Ill. Reg. 13355, effective August 20, 1990; peremptory amendment at 14 Ill. Reg. 16064, effective September 24, 1990; peremptory amendment at 14 Ill. Reg. 21060, effective May 29, 1991; peremptory amendment at 15 Ill. Reg. 620, effective January 2, 1991; peremptory amendment withdrawn at 15 Ill. Reg. 1574, effective January 2, 1991; peremptory amendment at 15 Ill. Reg. 3117, effective September 3, 1991; peremptory amendment at 15 Ill. Reg. 8714, effective May 29, 1991; amended at 15 Ill. Reg. 8801, effective June 7, 1991; peremptory amendment at 15 Ill. Reg. 13976, effective September 20, 1991; peremptory amendment at 16 Ill. Reg. 1899, effective March 2, 1992; amended at 16 Ill. Reg. 8349, effective May 26, 1992; peremptory amendment at 16 Ill. Reg. 11687, effective July 10, 1992; peremptory amendment at 16 Ill. Reg. 11963, effective July 22, 1992; peremptory amendment at 16 Ill. Reg. 12234, effective July 24, 1992; peremptory amendment at 16 Ill. Reg. 16337, effective October 19, 1992; peremptory amendment at 16 Ill. Reg. 17165, effective October 21, 1992; peremptory amendment at 17 Ill. Reg. 2063, effective February 12, 1993; peremptory amendment at 17 Ill. Reg. 15725, effective September 7, 1993; peremptory amendment at 17 Ill. Reg. 16238, effective September 8, 1993; peremptory amendment at 17 Ill. Reg. 18215, effective October 5, 1993; peremptory amendment at 18 Ill. Reg. 304, effective December 23, 1993; peremptory amendment at 18 Ill. Reg. 2164, effective January 24, 1994; amended at 18 Ill. Reg. 4622, effective March 14, 1994; peremptory amendment at 18 Ill. Reg. 6442, effective April 18, 1994; peremptory amendment at 18 Ill. Reg. 8493, effective May 27, 1994; amended at 18 Ill. Reg. 11489, effective July 7, 1994; peremptory amendment at 18 Ill. Reg. 12546, effective July 29, 1994; peremptory amendment at 18 Ill. Reg. 14475, effective September 7, 1994; amended at 18 Ill. Reg. 14924, effective September 26, 1994; peremptory amendment at 18 Ill. Reg. 15452, effective September 27, 1994; peremptory amendment at 19 Ill. Reg. 1342, effective January 27, 1995; peremptory amendment at 19 Ill. Reg. 4765, effective March 13, 1995; peremptory amendment at 19 Ill. Reg. 7067, effective May 8, 1995; peremptory amendment at 19 Ill. Reg. 14896, effective October 6, 1995; peremptory amendment at 19 Ill. Reg. 15766, effective November 10, 1995; peremptory amendment at 19 Ill. Reg. 16866, effective December 22, 1995; peremptory amendment at 20 Ill. Reg. 5091, effective March 19, 1996; peremptory amendment at 20 Ill. Reg. 10403, effective July 17, 1996; amended at 20 Ill. Reg. 11928, effective September 1, 1996; peremptory amendment at 20 Ill. Reg. 12634, effective September 5, 1996; peremptory amendment at 20 Ill. Reg. 15371, effective November 13, 1996; peremptory amendment at 21 Ill. Reg. 1221, effective January 14, 1997; peremptory amendment at 21 Ill. Reg. 1719, effective January 28, 1997; peremptory amendment at 21 Ill. Reg. 6609, effective May 20, 1997; amended at 21 Ill. Reg. 11494, effective August 1, 1997; peremptory amendment at 21 Ill. Reg. 11788, effective August 8, 1997; peremptory amendment at 21 Ill. Reg. 12686, effective August 28, 1997; peremptory amendment at 21 Ill. Reg. 14575, effective October 22, 1997; peremptory amendment at 22 Ill. Reg. 3602, effective February 2, 1998; peremptory amendment at 22 Ill. Reg. 5740, effective March 5, 1998; peremptory amendment at 22 Ill. Reg. 9384, effective May 15, 1998; peremptory amendment at 22 Ill. Reg. 20645, effective November 16, 1998; amended at 23 Ill. Reg. 450, effective January 1, 1999; peremptory amendment at 23 Ill. Reg. 3851, effective March 11, 1999; peremptory amendment at 23 Ill. Reg. 10880, effective August 19, 1999; peremptory amendment at 24 Ill. Reg. 3933, effective February 22, 2000; peremptory amendment at 24 Ill. Reg. 5699, effective March 14, 2000; peremptory amendment at 24 Ill. Reg. 6734, effective April 14, 2000; amended at 24 Ill. Reg. 7197, effective April 27, 2000; peremptory amendment at 24 Ill. Reg. 14074, effective August 30, 2000; peremptory amendment at 24 Ill. Reg. 14451, effective September 15, 2000; peremptory amendment at 25 Ill. Reg. 7341, effective April 26, 2001; peremptory amendment at 25 Ill. Reg. 12434, effective September 13, 2001; peremptory amendment at 25 Ill. Reg. 15444, effective November 19, 2001; peremptory amendment at 26 Ill. Reg. 980, effective January 11, 2002; peremptory amendment at 26 Ill. Reg. 7750, effective May 10, 2002; amended at 27 Ill. Reg. 10205, effective July 1, 2003; peremptory amendment at 27 Ill. Reg. 13634, effective July 28, 2003; emergency amendment at 27 Ill. Reg. 14197, effective August 15, 2003, for a maximum of 150 days; emergency expired January 11, 2004; peremptory amendment at 27 Ill. Reg. 15172, effective September 15, 2003; peremptory amendment at 27 Ill. Reg. 17281, effective November 1, 2003; peremptory amendment at 27 Ill. Reg. 18270, effective November 14, 2003; amended at 28 Ill. Reg. 2131, effective February 1, 2004; peremptory amendment at 28 Ill. Reg. 3513, effective February 6, 2004; peremptory amendment at 28 Ill. Reg. 11934, effective August 5, 2004; peremptory amendment at 28 Ill. Reg. 15694, effective November 30, 2004; peremptory amendment at 28 Ill. Reg. 16368, effective December 6, 2004; peremptory amendment at 29 Ill. Reg. 2479, effective February 1, 2005; amended at 29 Ill. Reg. 5661, effective April 13, 2005; peremptory amendment at 29 Ill. Reg. 15645, effective October 7, 2005; amended at 29 Ill. Reg. 18432, effective October 28, 2005; peremptory amendment at 29 Ill. Reg. 20580, effective November 29, 2005; peremptory amendment at 29 Ill. Reg. 21058, effective December 21, 2005; peremptory amendment at 30 Ill. Reg. 2400, effective February 6, 2006; peremptory amendment at 30 Ill. Reg. 16081, effective September 25, 2006; peremptory amendment at 31 Ill. Reg. 5149, effective March 16, 2007; peremptory amendment at 31 Ill. Reg. 12624, effective August 20, 2007; peremptory amendment at 31 Ill. Reg. 16763, effective December 10, 2007; peremptory amendment at 32 Ill. Reg. 590, effective January 1, 2008; peremptory amendment at 32 Ill. Reg. 17831, effective October 30, 2008; peremptory amendment at 33 Ill. Reg. 1230, effective January 5, 2009; peremptory amendment at 33 Ill. Reg. 6338, effective April 17, 2009; peremptory amendment at 33 Ill. Reg. 12040, effective August 5, 2009; peremptory amendment at 35 Ill. Reg. 571, effective December 22, 2010; peremptory amendment at 35 Ill. Reg. 1802, effective January 14, 2011; peremptory amendment at 35 Ill. Reg. 19553, effective January 1, 2012; peremptory amendment at 36 Ill. Reg. 9264, effective June 6, 2012; amended at 36 Ill. Reg. 14664, effective October 1, 2012; peremptory amendment at 36 Ill. Reg. 17930, effective December 21, 2012; peremptory amendment at 37 Ill. Reg. 875, effective January 28, 2013; peremptory amendment at 37 Ill. Reg. 6870, effective May 6, 2013; peremptory amendment at 38 Ill. Reg. 4176, effective February 1, 2014; peremptory amendment at 38 Ill. Reg. 20825, effective October 20, 2014; peremptory amendment at 39 Ill. Reg. 502, effective December 22, 2014; amended at 40 Ill. Reg. 2739, effective January 22, 2016; amended at 40 Ill. Reg. 8696, effective June 17, 2016; peremptory amendment at 40 Ill. Reg. 13486, effective September 16, 2016; amended at 43 Ill. Reg. 4526, effective March 26, 2019; amended at 43 Ill. Reg. 12978, effective October 28, 2019.