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15.11.11.00.htm 15.11.11.00. Title 15 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Subtitle 11 ANIMAL HEALTH Chapter 11 Salmonellosis of Poultry Authority: Agriculture Article, §3-101; Health-General Article, §21-211; Annotated Code of Maryland
15.11.11.01.htm 15.11.11.01. 01 Purpose.. These regulations explain a program jointly administered by the Departments of Agriculture and Health and Mental Hygiene to protect both human health and poultry from contagious and infectious diseases. Other portions of this program are explained in COMAR 15.04.01, 10.15.03, and 10.15.04.
15.11.11.02.htm 15.11.11.02. 02 Definitions.. A. The following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Commercial flock" means a flock whose eggs are distributed, offered for sale, or sold for human consumption.2) "Department" means the Maryland Department of Agriculture or its designee.. 3) "Exhibition" means displaying or showing poultry for competition or advancement of the species, including, among other examples, county and State fairs, farm shows, and bre4) "Flock" means all of t
15.11.11.03.htm 15.11.11.03. 03 Imported Poultry.. A. Diseased Poultry.. 1) Except as provided under §A(2) of this regulation, a person may not import poultry into Maryland if that person knows or has reason to know that poultry are infected with pullorum, typhoid, or Salmonella serotype enteritidis.2) If poultry are known to be infected with pullorum, typhoid, or Salmonella serotype enteritidis, a person may ship them into Maryland only if they are:
15.11.11.04.htm 15.11.11.04. 04 Permits.. A. Activities Requiring Permit. A person shall have a numbered annual permit from the Secretary before doing the following:1) Distributing, offering for sale, or selling:. a) Hatching eggs, or. b) Poultry, unless the poultry are being moved for immediate slaughter to an official establishment; and2) Operating a hatchery.. B. Requirements. A person who holds a permit under this regulation shall:. 1) Only distribute, offer for sale, or sell:. a) Hatching eggs and poul
15.11.11.05.htm 15.11.11.05. 05 Standards Designed to Control and Prevent Salmonellosis.. A. Commercial Flock.. 1) A person having a commercial flock in Maryland shall have the flock tested in accordance with either §A(2) or (3) unless the flock is:a) Participating in and meets the requirements of the:. i) NPIP's "U.S. Sanitation Monitored" program for egg-type chicken breeding flocks, 9 CFR 145―147, orii) "Salmonella Enteritidis Monitored Flock Program of Pennsylvania" or an equivalent plan of anothe
15.11.11.06.htm 15.11.11.06. 06 Exhibitions.. A. A sponsor of an exhibition shall notify the Secretary of the following within 30 days before the exhibition date: the name, place, and inclusive dates and hours of the exhibition.B. The requirements for an exhibition are as follows: Poultry, except waterfowl, at exhibitions shall originate from U.S. Pullorum-Typhoid Clean or equivalent flocks, or shall have had a negative pullorum-typhoid test within 90 days of its movement to an exhibition. This inf
15.11.11.07.htm 15.11.11.07. 07 Infection of Poultry by Salmonella Pullorum, Salmonella Typhoid, or Salmonella Serotype Enteritidis.A. Reporting. A person performing poultry disease diagnostic services shall report within 48 hours of diagnosis to the Secretary the diagnosis of infection of poultry by Salmonella pullorum, Salmonella gallinarum, or Salmonella serotype enteritidis.B. Investigation. The Secretary shall conduct an immediate investigation upon receipt of a report of pullorum, typhoid, or Sa
15.11.11.08.htm 15.11.11.08. 08 Noncompliance.. A person who violates these regulations or who falsely answers questions contained in any permit application, or who willingly interferes with the Department in carrying out a duty as provided in these regulations, shall forfeit his permit. A person who violates these regulations is guilty of a misdemeanor as provided by Maryland law.
15.11.11.09.htm 15.11.11.09. 09 Designation of Agent.. For the purpose of enforcing the regulations of this chapter, the Secretary may designate an agent of the Maryland Department of Health as the Secretary's representative.
15.11.11.9999.htm 15.11.11.9999. Administrative History Effective date: January, 1952 Chapter revised effective November 18, 1977 (4:24 Md. R. 1807) Chapter revised as an emergency provision effective August 2, 1989, (16:17 Md. R. 1883) revised permanently effective November 13, 1989 (16:22 Md. R. 2365)
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