"Petting Zoo Legislation" "E. coli Legislation" "North Carolina E. coli"

All 11 members of the state Board of Agriculture, the policy-making body for the state Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, approved new sanitary and signage rules for petting zoos Wednesday.

Under the new rules, the department’s animal health technicians and veterinarians will inspect the petting zoos prior to the opening, reports the News &