Current as of: February 2010
As used in this chapter:
The term "Board" means the Lime Board provided for under
section 6204(b) of this title.
(2) Consumer information
The term "consumer information" means any action taken to
provide information to, and broaden the understanding of, the
general public regarding the use, nutritional attributes, and
care of limes.
The term "handle" means to sell, purchase, or package limes.
The term "handler" means any person in the business of handling
The term "importer" means any person who imports limes into the
The term "lime" means the fruit of a citrus latifolia tree for
the fresh market.
The term "marketing" means the sale or other disposition of
limes in commerce.
The term "order" means a lime research, promotion, and consumer
information order issued by the Secretary under section 6203(a)
of this title.
The term "person" means any individual, group of individuals,
partnership, corporation, association, cooperative, or other
The term "producer" means any person who produces limes in the
United States for sale in commerce.
The term "producer-handler" means any person who is both a
producer and handler of limes.
The term "promotion" means any action taken under this chapter
(including paid advertising) to present a favorable image for
limes to the general public with the express intent of improving
the competitive position and stimulating the sale of limes.
The term "research" means any type of research relating to the
use and nutritional value of limes and designed to advance the
image, desirability, marketability, or quality of limes.
The term "Secretary" means the Secretary of Agriculture.
(15) State and United States
The term -
(A) "State" means each of the 50 States of the United States,
the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico;
(B) "United States" means the 50 States of the United States,
the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.