7 CFR § 760.7 - Other requirements for affected farmers.
An indemnity payment for milk may be made under this subpart to an affected farmer only under the following conditions:
(3) That the contamination of his milk was not otherwise his fault.
(1) He did not know or have reason to believe that any feed which he purchased and which contaminated his milk contained a harmful residue of a pesticide, a chemical, or a toxic substance or was contaminated by nuclear radiation or fallout.
(2) None of the milk was produced by dairy cattle which he knew, or had reason to know at the time he acquired them, were contaminated with residues of pesticides, chemicals or toxic substances, or by nuclear radiation or fallout.
(3) The contamination of his milk was not otherwise his fault.
(c) The affected farmer has adopted recommended practices for eliminating residues of pesticides, chemicals, or toxic substances or contamination from nuclear radiation or fallout from his milk as soon as practicable following the discovery of the initial contamination.