9 CFR 351.2 - Terms defined.
When used in this part, unless the context otherwise requires:
(c) Administrator means the Administrator of the Food Safety and Inspection Service of the Department, or any officer or employee of the Department to whom authority has heretofore been delegated or may hereafter be delegated to act in his stead.
(d) Circuit supervisor means an employee of the Program assigned to supervise and perform official work in a circuit. Such employee is assigned by and reports directly to the Administrator or person designated by him.
(f) Circuit means one or more inspected plants assigned to a circuit supervisor.
(h) Cooperating State means any State cooperating under § 351.7 in administration of the regulations in this part.
(j) Animals means cattle, sheep, swine, goats, horses, mules and other equines.
(k) Technical animal fat means animal fat eligible for exportation, or storage for exportation, in accordance with § 325.11 of this chapter.
(l) Certified technical animal fat means technical animal fat certified for export or storage for export under the regulations in this part.
(m) Tallow means technical animal fat with a minimum titre of 40 °C.
(n) Certified plant means any plant or storage facility preparing or storing certified technical animal fat for export, or for transfer to another certified plant or storage facility for ultimate export, and at which certification service is provided under the regulations in this part.