§ 691.1571 Definitions
§ 691.1572 Perishable or prepared food donations to nonprofit corporation or charitable organizations; civil liability; exceptions to immunity
§ 691.1573 Inspection of food by nonprofit or charitable organization; civil liability; exceptions to immunity
§ 691.1574 Repeal of act

Terms Used In Michigan Laws > Chapter 691 > Act 136 of 1993 - Immunity of Food Donors From Civil Liability

  • Charitable organization: means a benevolent, educational, philanthropic, humane, patriotic, religious, or eleemosynary organization of persons organized for any lawful purpose or purposes not involving pecuniary profit or gain for its officers or members. See Michigan Laws 691.1571
  • Commercial processor: means a person licensed pursuant to the food processing act of 1977, Act No. See Michigan Laws 691.1571
  • Commercially processed: means processed in a manner adequate to protect the public health and in accordance with current good manufacturing practices applicable to facilities, methods, practices, and controls used by a commercial processor in the manufacture, processing, or packing of low-acid foods in hermetically sealed containers. See Michigan Laws 691.1571
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Food: means articles used for food or drink for human consumption. See Michigan Laws 691.1571
  • Food producer: includes , but is not limited to, restaurants, bakeries, cafeterias, caterers, and delicatessens. See Michigan Laws 691.1571
  • Gleaner: means a person that harvests a donated agricultural crop for free distribution or nominal-cost distribution. See Michigan Laws 691.1571
  • Nonprofit corporation: means that term as defined in section 108 of the nonprofit corporation act, Act No. See Michigan Laws 691.1571
  • Person: means an individual, organization, group, association, partnership, corporation, trust, or any combination of these, including persons licensed pursuant to part 129 of the public health code, Act No. See Michigan Laws 691.1571
  • Potentially hazardous food: means either or both of the following:
  (i) A "potentially hazardous food or beverage" as that term is defined in section 12901(1)(c)(xi) of the public health code, Act No. See Michigan Laws 691.1571
  • Prepared food: means food that has been sliced, assembled, formed, mixed, cooked, or subjected to other procedures to make it ready for serving. See Michigan Laws 691.1571