§19-2B-5. Access to establishments, records, etc.
The commissioner may at any time enter upon and inspect any
establishment, place, premises or conveyance, either private or
public, where animals or poultry are slaughtered or carcasses, meat
products or poultry products are processed, handled, stored,
transported, distributed, sold or offered for sale, for the purpose
of examining such animals or poultry, carcasses, meat products or
poultry products. Any person engaged in the business of operating
an establishment shall maintain such records as the commissioner
may require directly pertaining to the movement, storage and
distribution or other disposition of animals or poultry, carcasses,
meat products and poultry products, and such records shall be open
to inspection by the commissioner at any time during the normal
working hours at such establishment.