Slaughter - Processing - Labeling


Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point- HACCP


Construction & Operation Guidelines


Butchery Innovation and Revitalization Grant
An Overview of Iowa's Meat and Poultry Processing Facilities


IDALS is an equal opportunity employer and provider.

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement (Spanish Translation)

Limited English Proficiency Plan      Plan para el Conocimiento Limitado del Inglés


Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication of program information (Braille, large print, audiotape) should contact the Iowa Department of Administrative Services, Human Resources  Enterprise at (515) 281-5889.

To file a complaint of discrimination in the receipt of program services, contact the Bureau Chief, Meat and Poultry Inspection, or the Iowa Department of Administrative Services, Hoover Building. 1305 E Walnut St, Level A, Des Moines, Iowa 50319, phone (515) 242-5120 or  You may alternately file a complaint with the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, 400 E 14th St, Des Moines, IA 50319, or call (800) 457-4416.

Website Accessibility
The State of Iowa attempts to make its information accessible to all individuals.  If you use special adaptive equipment and encounter problems when using this website, please report them to the Bureau Chief, Meat and Poultry Inspection.