Terms Used In Florida Statutes 580.0365

  • Commercial feed: means all materials or combinations of materials that are distributed or intended to be distributed for use as feed or for mixing in a feed for animals other than humans, except:
    (a) Unmixed whole seeds, including physically altered entire unmixed seeds, when such seeds are not chemically changed or are not adulterated within the meaning of…. See Florida Statutes 580.031
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. See Florida Statutes 580.031
  • Feedstuff: means edible materials, other than commercial feed, which are distributed for animal consumption and which contribute energy or nutrients, or both, to an animal diet. See Florida Statutes 580.031
It is the intent of the Legislature to eliminate duplication of regulation over commercial feed and feedstuff. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the authority to regulate, inspect, sample, and analyze any commercial feed or feedstuff distributed in this state 1and to exercise the powers and duties 2of regulation in this chapter, including the power to assess any penalties provided for violation of this chapter, is preempted to the department.