§ 500.01 Florida Food Safety Act; short title
§ 500.02 Purpose of chapter
§ 500.03 Definitions; construction; applicability
§ 500.032 Declaration of policy and cooperation among departments
§ 500.033 Florida Food Safety and Food Defense Advisory Council
§ 500.04 Prohibited acts
§ 500.09 Rulemaking; analytical work
§ 500.10 Food deemed adulterated
§ 500.11 Food deemed misbranded
§ 500.115 Advertisement of food deemed false
§ 500.12 Food permits; building permits
§ 500.121 Disciplinary procedures
§ 500.13 Addition of poisonous or deleterious substance to food
§ 500.147 Inspection of food establishments, food records, and vehicles
§ 500.148 Reports and dissemination of information; confidentiality
§ 500.149 Employment of help; expenses and salaries
§ 500.165 Transporting shipments of food items; rules; penalty
§ 500.166 Records of interstate shipment
§ 500.167 Carriers in interstate commerce; exception
§ 500.169 Enforcement of federal act
§ 500.171 Injunction to restrain violation
§ 500.172 Embargoing, detaining, destroying of food, food processing equipment, or areas that are in violation
§ 500.173 Causes for seizure and condemnation of foods
§ 500.174 Seizure; procedure; prohibition on sale or disposal of article; penalty
§ 500.175 Condemnation and sale; release of seized article
§ 500.177 Penalty for violation of s. 500.04; dissemination of false advertisement
§ 500.178 Duty of state attorney
§ 500.179 Issuance of warnings for minor violations
§ 500.451 Horse meat; offenses
§ 500.459 Water vending machines
§ 500.511 Fees; enforcement; preemption
§ 500.60 Regulation of meat preempted to state
§ 500.70 Tomato food safety standards; inspections; penalties; tomato good agricultural practices; tomato best management practices
§ 500.80 Cottage food operations
§ 500.81 Healthy Food Financing Initiative
§ 500.90 Regulation of polystyrene products preempted to department

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 500

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • minor: includes any person who has not attained the age of 18 years. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Office of Program Policy Analysis and Government Accountability: means an entity designated by joint rule of the Legislature or by agreement between the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • person: includes individuals, children, firms, associations, joint adventures, partnerships, estates, trusts, business trusts, syndicates, fiduciaries, corporations, and all other groups or combinations. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Tenancy in common: A type of property ownership in which two or more individuals have an undivided interest in property. At the death of one tenant in common, his (her) fractional percentage of ownership in the property passes to the decedent
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • writing: includes handwriting, printing, typewriting, and all other methods and means of forming letters and characters upon paper, stone, wood, or other materials. See Florida Statutes 1.01