Washington Administrative Code
2019 Archive

Chapter 16-170 WAC
Last Update: 7/28/09

PDF of Chapter Digest
WAC Sections
16-170-010What is the purpose of this chapter?
16-170-020What definitions are important to this chapter?
16-170-030Who is required to obtain a special permit to slaughter, prepare and sell poultry?
16-170-035How can I obtain a special permit?
16-170-036What other information must I submit to the department if I am issued a two-year special permit?
16-170-037What type of slaughter/preparation site diagram is required?
16-170-041Must I reapply for a special permit if there is a change in the conditions under which my two-year special permit was issued?
16-170-050Must I notify the department before I change the dates I plan to slaughter my poultry?
16-170-060What happens when I reach the one thousand poultry limit in the statute?
16-170-070What are the site requirements for slaughtering, preparing and selling poultry covered by this chapter?
16-170-075What requirements apply to the equipment used to slaughter, prepare and sell poultry covered by this chapter?
16-170-080Can a mobile processing unit be used to slaughter, prepare and sell poultry covered by this chapter?
16-170-090Who can be in my poultry slaughter site while the slaughter-preparation process is taking place?
16-170-100Must I wear protective clothing while slaughtering, processing and selling poultry covered by this chapter?
16-170-110Can I store personal garments and belongings in my poultry slaughter site?
16-170-115Can I store detergents, sanitizers and other materials in my poultry slaughter site?
16-170-120Must I wash my hands before slaughtering poultry?
16-170-125Are handwashing stations required at my poultry slaughter site?
16-170-130Can I use hand dips at my poultry slaughter site?
16-170-135Do I need a toilet near my poultry slaughter site?
16-170-140What offal and rinse water disposal requirements apply to my poultry slaughter site?
16-170-145How do I store my poultry slaughter equipment and utensils to prevent contamination?
16-170-150How do I ensure that my poultry slaughter contact surfaces are clean and maintained in a sanitary condition?
16-170-155What requirements apply to the water used in my poultry slaughter site?
16-170-170What requirements apply to the storing and handling of the bags I give my customers to transport the poultry they purchase from me?
16-170-175What requirements apply to the chilling and storing of slaughtered poultry?
16-170-180What recordkeeping requirements apply to my special permit poultry slaughter operation?
16-170-040How long is my temporary special permit valid? [Statutory Authority: 2003 c 397 and chapters 69.07 and 34.05 RCW. WSR 04-08-062, § 16-170-040, filed 4/5/04, effective 5/6/04.] Repealed by WSR 09-16-035, filed 7/28/09, effective 8/28/09. Statutory Authority: RCW 69.07.103, chapters 69.07 and 34.05 RCW, and 2009 c 114.