2 Va. Admin. Code § 5-360-10 - Definitions
"Act" means Chapter 48 (§ 3.2-4800 et seq.) of Title 3.2 of the Code of Virginia, hereinafter known as the Virginia Commercial Feed Act.
"Animal" means any animate being which is not human.
"Adulteration" means a commercial feed is adulterated if:
"Board" means the Virginia Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
"Brand" means the term, design, or trademark and other specific designation under which an individual commercial feed is distributed in Virginia.
"Canned animal food" means all materials packed in any airtight container with a moisture content of 70% or more which are distributed for use as food for animals other than humans.
"Commercial feed" means all mixed or unmixed feed including concentrates, supplements, molasses, minerals, mineral mixtures, and all other materials used for their nutritional or physical properties for feeding to animals except those materials exempted by the Act.
"Commissioner" means the Virginia Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services or his delegated assistant or agent.
"Distribute" means to offer or expose for sale, sell, warehouse, exchange, barter, furnish or otherwise supply.
"Distributor" means a person who distributes commercial feeds.
"Feed ingredient" means each of the constituent materials making up a commercial feed.
"Inert mineral matter" means mineral matter that has no nutritional value.
"Label" means a display of written, printed, or graphic matter upon or affixed to the container in which a commercial feed is distributed. The invoice or delivery slip with which a commercial feed is distributed in bulk is the label.
"Labeling" means any written, printed, graphic, electronic, or advertising information pertaining to the commercial feed which is:
"Medicated feed" means a product obtained by mixing a drug, as defined in § 3.2-4800 of the Code of Virginia, and a commercial feed. It is subject to all provisions of the Virginia Commercial Feed Act.
"Misbranding" means a commercial feed is misbranded if:
"Official sample" means any sample of feed taken by the commissioner and designated as "Official" by the commissioner.
"Person" means an individual, partnership, association, corporation, firm, agent or authorized group of individuals whether incorporated or not.
"Prohibited noxious-weed seeds" means the seeds of perennial weeds which not only reproduce by seed but which also spread by underground roots and stems; and which, when established, are highly destructive and are not controlled in the Commonwealth by commonly used cultural practices. These include but are not limited to the seeds of Balloonvine-Cardiospermum halicacabum, Field bindweed-Convolulus arvensis, Quackgrass-Agropyron repends, Canada thistle-Cirsium arvense, Johnson grass-Sorghum spp., perennial, Plumeless thistle, which includes Musk thistle and Curled thistle Carduus spp., Serrated tussock-Nassella trichotoma, and Sicklepod-Senna obtusifolia.
"Restricted noxious-weed seeds" means the seeds of weeds which are very objectionable in fields, lawns and gardens in this Commonwealth and are difficult to control by commonly used cultural practices. These include but are not limited to seeds of Dodder Cuscuta spp., Bermudagrass Cynodon dactylon, Wild onion bulblets, Wild garlic bulblets Allium spp., Wild mustardBrassica spp., Giant foxtail-Setaia faberia, radish-Raphanus, and Annual bluegrass-Poa annua.
"Sell" means sales, barter, or exchange.
"Ton" means a net weight of 2,000 pounds, avoirdupois.
§ 3.2-4801 of the Code of Virginia.
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