Part 1 General Provisions
Part 2 Unfair Trade Practices

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 53 > Chapter 3

  • Agriculture: means :

    (i) The land, buildings and machinery used in the commercial production of farm products and nursery stock. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105

  • Code: includes the Tennessee Code and all amendments and revisions to the code and all additions and supplements to the code. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture or the person authorized to enforce this chapter. See
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture. See
  • Cost to the processor or distributor: means the actual cost of bulk milk and other ingredients, plus the cost of doing business properly allocable to each item covered by the term "milk products" which cost of doing business includes, but is not limited to, labor, employee salaries, rent, maintenance and depreciation on real and personal property, shrinkage, interest, power, supplies, advertising, transportation and delivery costs, credit losses, all permits and license fees, all taxes, insurance and any and all other overhead expenses. See
  • Cost to the retailer: means the invoice price paid by the retailer for milk products, plus that portion of the retailer's overhead or cost of doing business properly allocable to the milk products, which cost of doing business shall include the same items of expense as are enumerated in the definition of cost to the processor or distributor in subdivision (3). See
  • Dairy products: means pure, clean and wholesome milk, cream, pure milk fat, butter, buttermilk, cheese, ice cream, ice cream mix, ice milk, ice milk mix, ice or ice sherbet, evaporated milk, skimmed milk, condensed milk, sweetened condensed milk, condensed skimmed milk, sweetened condensed skimmed milk, dried milk, dried skimmed milk, any derivatives of milk or combination of products made from milk. See
  • Department: means the Tennessee department of agriculture. See
  • Distributor: means any person engaged in the business of selling or offering for sale within the state milk products for consideration, where the property is sold for the purpose of resale or further processing, or is to be used or consumed by the purchaser and not resold or used for the purpose of further processing. See
  • Milk products: means all or any one (1) of the following: market milk, pasteurized milk, vitamin-D milk, homogenized milk, flavored milk or flavored milk drinks, sweet cream, whipping cream, homogenized cream, skim milk, cottage cheese, buttermilk, and cultured buttermilk, as those products are defined by the commissioner under §. See
  • Month: means a calendar month. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Person: includes an individual, firm, corporation, company or association. See
  • Person: means and includes one (1) or more individuals, partnerships, associations, incorporated, unincorporated or cooperative, corporations, legal representatives, trustees in bankruptcy, receivers, or any other business unit, or any combination of these, except where the context otherwise requires. See
  • Person: includes a corporation, firm, company or association. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action, and evidences of debt. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Processor: means any person engaged in the business of processing or packaging bulk milk and other materials into milk products. See
  • Property: includes both personal and real property. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Receiving plant: means all places where dairy products or milk products not in consumer packages are received on consignment or otherwise, stored or transported, but where packaging, processing or manufacturing does not occur. See
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in a perceivable form. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Representative: when applied to those who represent a decedent, includes executors and administrators, unless the context implies heirs and distributees. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Retailer: means any person, whether or not a processor or distributor, engaged in the business of selling or offering for sale within the state milk products for a consideration, where the milk products are to be used or consumed by the purchaser and are not to be resold or used for the purpose of manufacture or further processing. See
  • Sell: includes "offer for sale" "expose for sale" "have in possession for sale" "exchange" "barter" or "trade". See
  • 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
  • Trade products: means any products made in semblance of dairy products that may be used as a substitute for dairy products. See
  • Trade products plants: means all places where trade products are packaged, processed or manufactured. See
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • written: includes printing, typewriting, engraving, lithography, and any other mode of representing words and letters. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105