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Commissaries and food preparation areas are an important element of the husbandry and care of captive non-domestic animals, and are thus inspected regularly by APHIS Animal Care. Animal Care inspectors will look for several key conditions in a commissary or animal food preparation area.GageCommissaryUSDAFINAL14Aug.04.pdf     114 KB