§ 580.011 Title
§ 580.031 Definitions of words and terms
§ 580.036 Powers and duties
§ 580.0365 Preemption of regulatory authority over commercial feed and feedstuff
§ 580.041 Master registration; fee; refusal or cancellation of registration; reporting
§ 580.051 Labels; requirements; penalty
§ 580.065 Laboratory certifications; application; fees; requirements; reporting; refusal or cancellation of certification
§ 580.071 Adulteration
§ 580.081 Misbranding
§ 580.091 Inspection; sampling; analysis; exemption
§ 580.111 Detained commercial feed and feedstuff
§ 580.112 Certain acts prohibited
§ 580.121 Penalties; duties of law enforcement officers; injunctive relief
§ 580.131 Penalty payable to consumer
§ 580.141 Reports

Terms Used In Florida Statutes > Chapter 580 - Commercial Feed and Feedstuff

  • 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.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • 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
  • Brand name: means any word, name, symbol, or device, or combination thereof, identifying the commercial feed of a distributor and distinguishing it from the commercial feed of others. See Florida Statutes 580.031
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Cooperative: means any corporation organized under the provisions of chapter 618 or chapter 619 for the mutual benefit of its members who are producers of milk, and which sells, distributes, or provides feed for dairy cows or feed ingredients for such feed only to its members. See Florida Statutes 580.031
  • 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.
  • customer: means the person who purchases or receives commercial feed or feedstuff for feeding to animals. See Florida Statutes 580.031
  • Customer-formula feed: means a commercial feed consisting of a mixture of commercial feeds or feed ingredients, each batch of which is manufactured according to the specific instructions of the final customer, is distributed only to that customer, and is not redistributed. See Florida Statutes 580.031
  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. See Florida Statutes 580.031
  • Distribute: means to offer for sale, sell, barter, or exchange commercial feed or feedstuff or to supply, furnish, or otherwise provide commercial feed or feedstuff for use by any consumer or customer in the state. See Florida Statutes 580.031
  • Distributor: means any person who distributes commercial feed or feedstuff. See Florida Statutes 580.031
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Drug: means any article intended for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of disease in animals other than humans and articles other than feed intended to affect the structure or any function of the animal body. See Florida Statutes 580.031
  • 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.
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • 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
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Good management practices: means procedures for manufacture, distribution, transportation, sampling, inspection, and analysis of feed which are designed to prevent contamination of the feed by toxins, drugs, bacteria, or other harmful substances. See Florida Statutes 580.031
  • Ingredient: means each of the constituent materials used to make a commercial feed. See Florida Statutes 580.031
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Integrated poultry operation: means a business enterprise that owns all stages of poultry production and manufactures and distributes commercial feed or feedstuff for consumption by animals owned by the business enterprise. See Florida Statutes 580.031
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • 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.
  • Label: means a display of written, printed, or graphic matter upon or affixed to the container in which a product is distributed, or on the invoice accompanying the product. See Florida Statutes 580.031
  • Labeling: means all labels and other written, printed, or graphic matter upon an article or any of its containers or wrappers, or accompanying commercial feed or feedstuff. See Florida Statutes 580.031
  • Manufacture: means the grinding, mixing, or blending, or further processing, of a commercial feed for distribution. See Florida Statutes 580.031
  • Medicated feed: means a commercial feed or customer-formula feed that contains a drug. See Florida Statutes 580.031
  • minor: includes any person who has not attained the age of 18 years. See Florida Statutes 1.01
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • percentage: means percentage by weight. See Florida Statutes 580.031
  • 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
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Product name: means the name of the commercial feed which identifies it as to kind, class, or specific use. See Florida Statutes 580.031
  • Recourse: An arrangement in which a bank retains, in form or in substance, any credit risk directly or indirectly associated with an asset it has sold (in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles) that exceeds a pro rata share of the bank's claim on the asset. If a bank has no claim on an asset it has sold, then the retention of any credit risk is recourse. Source: FDIC
  • Registrant: means any person issued a master registration by the department. See Florida Statutes 580.031
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Ton: means a net weight of 2,000 pounds avoirdupois. See Florida Statutes 580.031
  • 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