§ 53-13-101 Chapter definitions
§ 53-13-102 Immunity of good-faith donor or gleaner from liability
§ 53-13-103 Immunity of distributing organization from liability
§ 53-13-104 Regulation or prohibition of certain foods
§ 53-13-105 Compliance with Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 53 > Chapter 13 - Liability of Free Food Distributors

  • Apparently wholesome deer meat: means deer meat that complies with the standards and procedures promulgated and enforced pursuant to §. See Tennessee Code 53-13-101
  • Apparently wholesome food: means food that meets all standards of quality established by local, county, state and federal agricultural and health laws and regulations, even though the food is not readily marketable due to appearance, age, freshness, grade, size, surplus or other condition, but does not include canned goods that are leaking, swollen, dented on a seam, or no longer airtight. See Tennessee Code 53-13-101
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • 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.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • 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.
  • Gleaner: means a person who harvests for free distribution an agricultural crop that has been donated by the owner. See Tennessee Code 53-13-101
  • Highway: includes public bridges and may be held equivalent to the words "county way" "county road" or "state road". See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Person: includes a corporation, firm, company or association. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Property: includes both personal and real property. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • signed: includes a mark, the name being written near the mark and witnessed, or any other symbol or methodology executed or adopted by a party with intention to authenticate a writing or record, regardless of being witnessed. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105