Utah Department of Agriculture and Food

Meat & Poultry Inspection

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(801) 538-7117
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(801) 538-7163

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Notice of Changes
R58-11 - Slaughter of Livestock and Poultry
Administrative Rule Analysis

Mission and Vision Statements

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The purpose of the Meat and Poultry Inspection Program is to work in partnership with the meat plant owners to ensure that consumers purchase a clean, wholesome, properly labeled meat product. The meat production facility management has the ultimate responsibility to produce a clean, wholesome, properly labeled product. The meat and poultry inspection program assigns meat inspectors to the meat slaughter and meat processing plants to inspect meat being slaughtered and processed. The meat and poultry inspection program employee is responsible to monitor and verify through records and hands-on verification that the plant fulfills its responsibility. Any consumer who purchases a meat product from an inspected facility in Utah is our ultimate customer.

The Meat and Poultry Inspection Program is granted its authority by a formal set of meat and poultry regulations that have been passed by the US Congress. The state of Utah has adopted these regulations as our own and has formed a cooperative working agreement with the US Department of Agriculture, Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) to form and operate an official meat inspection program within the state of Utah.

When an individual applies and is granted a license to operate an officially licensed meat plant in Utah, numerous requirements must be met to sanction this facility and its operation. The plant must meet specific building requirements, plant management must complete a series of application forms in order to be granted a license to operate an official meat plant in the state of Utah, and an annual fee is required to license a meat production facility.

Office management contacts are:

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , Director, Meat and Poultry Inspection Program
801-538-7162, 801-538-7169 (fax)

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801-538-7117, 801-538-7169 (fax)

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801-538-7163, 801-538-7169 (fax)

Utah Code and Administrative Rules Relating to Meat Inspection

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Dairy Compliance

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(801) 538-7145

Our Mission

The mission of the Dairy Compliance program is to provide effective public health control throughout the production, handling, pasteurization, and distribution of milk and milk products in order to facilitate the shipment and acceptance of high sanitary quality milk and milk products.

Forms and Links

Utah Code and Administrative Rules Relating to Dairy Inspection

Special Inspection Fees, Food and Dairy

Inspection fee, per hour $26.50
Food and Dairy Inspection fee, overtime rate $34.40
Certificate of Inspection $10.00
Citations, maximum per violation $500.00