Chapter 723: Meat and Meat Products


Cross references

  • Inspection by Municipality - see Ohio R.C. 715.46
  • Rat control - see GEN. OFF. 521.12

723.01   Inspection required

No person shall sell, offer for sale or have in his possession any meat or meat food products derived from cattle, sheep, swine, goats or horses unless:

  1. (a) In the case of meat, it bears on each prime part the inspection stamp of the City of Cleveland, Ohio, or the Federal Bureau of Meat Inspection, or the inspection stamp of some governmental agency having inspection acceptable to Council.

  2. (b) In the case of meat products such as meat loaf, wieners, sausage and similar products, the inspection legend appears on the individual packages or on labels, tags or on sufficient individual pieces so as adequately to establish the fact that it is an acceptably inspected product.
    (Ord. 1951-205. Passed 6-25-51.)

723.02   Exemptions

This chapter shall not apply to any individual person not engaged or employed, or intending to engage or be employed, in the sale of any such meat or meat food products and possessing the same in his own home or passenger vehicle solely for the domestic use of himself or his family.
(Ord. 1951-205. Passed 6-25-51.)

723.99   Penalty

Whoever violates any of the provisions of this chapter shall be fined not more than five hundred dollars ($500.00) or imprisoned for not more than six months, or both. Each day such violation continues shall constitute a separate offense.