Meat Inspection

Meat InspectionThe Meat Inspection Division provides regulatory coverage and inspection to all establishments engaged in the slaughtering of food animals and poultry, except for those plants operating under federal inspection. The division also inspects the further processing of meat, meat-food products, poultry, poultry food-products and their preparation for consumer items.

These products are also inspected throughout formulation, packaging, labeling and distribution to retail outlets.

The inspection program will be conducted without regard to race, color, national orgin, age, or disability.

Limited English Proficiency documents will be provided upon written request to the director of the Meat Inspection Division.

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Forms, Laws, Regulations, & Policies

Richard A. Benton, D.V.M., Director

P.O. Box 1609
Jackson, MS 39215
Telephone: 601.359.1191
Fax: 601.359.1175