(a) The preparation, sale, offering for sale, or transportation or receipt for transportation in intrastate commerce of meat and meat products derived from exotic animals, unless inspected and passed as provided for under this part, is prohibited. Violators shall be subject to all requirements and penalties of this chapter.
(b) Notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, no person shall buy, sell, transport, deliver, offer for sale or transportation, or receive for transportation in commerce, any bear gallbladders or bile, or any product, item, or substance containing, labeled, or advertised as containing bear gallbladders or bile. The possession of any bear gallbladders or bile, or any product, item, or substance containing, labeled, or advertised as containing bear gallbladders or bile is prima facie evidence of a violation of this subsection. The exemptions set forth in section 159-29 shall not apply to violations of this subsection. [L 1990, c 139, pt of §1; am L 1991, c 88, §1; am L 2012, c 126, §2]