2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 4 - Agriculture And Domestic Animals
Section 4:4-20.3 - Definitions Of Words And Terms

NJ Rev Stat § 4:4-20.3 (2016) What's This?

4:4-20.3. Definitions of words and terms
As used in this act:

a. "Person" means individual, partnership, corporation and association.

b. "Distribute" means to offer for sale, sell, exchange, or barter, commercial feed; or to supply, furnish, or otherwise provide commercial feed to a contract feeder.

c. "Distributor" means any person who distributes.

d. "Commercial feed" means all materials except unmixed seed, whole or processed, when not adulterated within the meaning of section 7 which are distributed for use as feed or for mixing in feed, provided, that the State board by regulation may exempt from this definition, or from specific provisions of this act, commodities such as hay, straw, stover, silage, cobs, husks, hulls, and individual chemical compounds, or substances when such commodities, compounds or substances are not intermixed or mixed with other materials and are not adulterated within the meaning of section 7 of this act.

e. "Feed ingredient" means each of the constituent materials making up a commercial feed.

f. "Mineral feed" means a commercial feed intended to supply primarily mineral elements or inorganic nutrients.

g. "Drug" means any article intended for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of disease in animals other than man, and articles other than feed intended to affect the structure or any function of the animal body.

h. "Customer formula feed" means commercial feed which consists of a mixture of commercial feeds and feed ingredients, or either thereof, each batch of which is manufactured according to the specific instructions of the final purchaser.

i. "Manufacture" means to grind, mix or blend, or further process a commercial feed for distribution.

j. "Facility" means each separate mill or plant, fixed or mobile.

k. "Brand name" means any word, name, symbol, or device, or any combination thereof, identifying the commercial feed of a distributor or registrant and distinguishing it from that of others.

l . "Product name" means the name of the commercial feed which identifies it as to kind, class, or specific use.

m. "Label" means a display of written, printed, or graphic matter upon or affixed to the container in which a commercial feed is distributed, or on the invoice or delivery slip with which a commercial feed is distributed.

n. "Labeling" means all labels and other written, printed, or graphic matter (1) upon a commercial feed or any of its containers or wrapper, or (2) accompanying such commercial feed.

o . "Ton" means a net weight of 2,000 pounds avoirdupois.

p. "Per cent" or "percentages" means percentages by weight.

q. "Official sample" means a sample of commercial feed taken by the Secretary of Agriculture or his agent in accordance with the provisions of section 11(c), (e), or (f) of this act.

r. "Contract feeder" means a person who as an independent contractor, feeds commercial feed to animals pursuant to a contract whereby such commercial feed is supplied, furnished, or otherwise provided to such person and whereby such person's remuneration is determined all or in part by feed consumption, mortality, profits, or amount or quality of product.

s. "Pet" means any domesticated animal normally maintained in or near the household of the owner thereof.

t. "Pet food" means any commercial feed prepared and distributed for consumption by pets.

u. "Department" means the New Jersey Department of Agriculture and includes the State Board of Agriculture, the Secretary of Agriculture, and all employees and agents thereof.

v. "State board" means the State Board of Agriculture of New Jersey.

w. "Secretary" means the Secretary of Agriculture of New Jersey.

x. "State Chemist" means the person appointed by the State board, subject to the supervision of the secretary.

L.1970, c. 338, s. 3, eff. Jan. 1, 1971.


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