Arizona Revised Statutes § 3-2010 Identification Of Animals With Drug Residue; Violation; Classification

3-2010. Identification of animals with drug residue; violation; classification

A. The owner of an animal which has been treated with an antibiotic which has a specific withdrawal period shall not market the animal for slaughter or through a livestock auction unless either:

1. The stated withdrawal period has expired.

2. The animal is identified and the restrictions disclosed to all potential buyers.

B. A producer who has been notified and is currently under United States department of agriculture restrictions for residue violations shall disclose that fact and identify animals he markets. Such a producer may certify that the animal has undergone the prescribed withdrawal period required for slaughter.

C. The identification prescribed by subsections A and B shall accompany the animal for at least thirty days or until it is slaughtered.

D. The division shall determine the method for identifying animals as required by this section.

E. A person who violates this section is guilty of a class 2 misdemeanor.

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