Health & Safety Code Section 433.034
(a)A person engaged for intrastate commerce in any of the following business activities shall keep records of each of the person’s business transactions:
(2)preparing, freezing, packaging, or labeling a livestock carcass or a part or product of a livestock carcass for use as human food or animal food;
(3)transporting, storing, buying, or selling, as a meat broker, wholesaler, or otherwise, a livestock carcass or a part or product of a livestock carcass;
(5)buying, selling, or transporting dead, dying, disabled, or diseased livestock, or a part of a carcass of a livestock animal that died in a manner other than slaughter.
(b)On notice by the department, a person required to keep records shall at all reasonable times give the department and any representative of the United States Secretary of Agriculture accompanying the department staff:
(1)access to the person’s place of business; and
(2)an opportunity to:
(A)examine the facilities, inventory, and records;
(B)copy the records required by this section; and
(C)take a reasonable sample of the inventory, on payment of the fair market value of the sample.
(c)The person shall maintain a record required by this section for the period prescribed by department rule.
Section 433.034 — Records,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.433.htm#433.034 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).