7 U.S. Code § 2702 - Definitions
DefinitionsAs used in this chapter—
The term “person” means any individual, group of individuals, partnership, corporation, association, cooperative, or any other entity.
The term “commercial eggs” or “eggs” means eggs from domesticated chickens which are sold for human consumption either in shell egg form or for further processing into egg products.
The term “hatching eggs” means eggs intended for use by hatcheries for the production of baby chicks.
The term “egg products” means products produced, in whole or in part, from eggs.
The term “products of spent fowl” means commercial products produced from spent fowl.
The term “hatchery operator” means any person engaged in the production of egg-type baby chicks.
The term “started pullet” means a hen less than twenty weeks of age.
The term “started pullet dealer” means any person engaged in the sale of started pullets.