2019 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 4 - Agriculture and Domestic Animals
Section 4:5-106.1 - Definitions

4:5-106.1. Definitions

As used in this act:

"Department" means the New Jersey Department of Agriculture.

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

"Secretary" means the New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture.

"Person" means the State, any municipality, political subdivision, institution, public or private, corporation, individual, partnership or other entity except that it shall not mean a person who feeds exclusively his own household garbage to swine which are raised for such person's own use.

"Garbage" means putrescible animal and vegetable wastes resulting from the handling, preparation, cooking and consumption of foods including animal carcasses or parts thereof; but the term "garbage" shall not apply to waste materials from slaughterhouses which go directly to rendering plants for processing.

"Garbage-feeding hog farm" includes all premises on which 1 or more swine are maintained and are fed garbage which has been obtained elsewhere than on the premises where fed.

"Cooked or treated garbage" is garbage which, regardless of previous processing, has been heated either on the premises of the garbage-feeding hog farm where such garbage is to be fed, or at a location approved by the department, to a temperature high enough and for a sufficient length of time to kill disease organisms which are transmissible through garbage, or otherwise treated, in accordance with the rules and regulations of the board.

L.1957, c. 140, p. 533, s. 1.

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