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TITLE 25
ANIMALS
CHAPTER 27
IDAHO COMMERCIAL FEED LAW
25-2703.  Definitions. When used in this chapter:
(1)  The term "animal remedy" means any drug, combination of drugs, pharmaceutical, proprietary medicine, veterinary biologics, or combination of drugs and other ingredients, other than for food or cosmetic purposes, which is prepared or compounded for any animal use except man, or materials other than food intended to affect the structure or any function of the body of animals other than man. This term does not include medicated feeds.
(2)  The term "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.
(3)  The term "commercial feed" means all materials or combination of materials which are distributed or intended for distribution for use as feed, or for mixing in feed for poultry and animals other than man except:
(a)  Unmixed whole seeds and physically altered entire unmixed seeds, when such whole or physically altered seeds are not chemically changed or are not adulterated within the meaning of section 25-2707, Idaho Code, or misbranded within the meaning of section 25-2708, Idaho Code.
(b)  Seeds mixed and planted as such mixture, grown and harvested as one (1) crop and processed as one (1) mixture when not adulterated within the meaning of section 25-2707, Idaho Code, or misbranded within the meaning of section 25-2708, Idaho Code.
(c)  All hay, except commercially dehydrated legumes and grasses and when not adulterated within the meaning of section 25-2707, Idaho Code, or misbranded within the meaning of section 25-2708, Idaho Code.
(d)  Whole or ground straw, stover, silage, cobs, husks, hulls, wet or pressed beet pulp, pea screenings and beet discard molasses when not mixed with other materials and when not adulterated within the meaning of section 25-2707, Idaho Code, or misbranded within the meaning of section 25-2708, Idaho Code.
(e)  Live, whole or unprocessed animals when not adulterated within the meaning of section 25-2707, Idaho Code, or misbranded within the meaning of section 25-2708, Idaho Code.
(f)  Animal remedies when not adulterated within the meaning of section 25-2707, Idaho Code, or misbranded within the meaning of section 25-2708, Idaho Code.
(g)  Individual mineral substances when not mixed with another material and when not adulterated within the meaning of section 25-2707, Idaho Code, or misbranded within the meaning of section 25-2708, Idaho Code.
(h)   Certain processing byproducts or production waste, identified by the director in rule, without further processing, received by the end user directly from the food processor when not adulterated within the meaning of section 25-2707, Idaho Code, or misbranded within the meaning of section 25-2708, Idaho Code.
The director, by rule, may exempt from this definition, or from specific provisions of this chapter, commodities, and individual chemical compounds or substances when such commodities, compounds or substances are not intermixed with other materials, and are not adulterated according to the provisions of section 25-2707, Idaho Code, or misbranded within the meaning of section 25-2708, Idaho Code.
(4)  The term "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.
(5)  The term "customer-formula feed" means commercial feed which consists of a mixture of commercial feeds and/or feed ingredients each batch of which is manufactured according to the specific instructions of the final purchaser, end user or consumer. Customer-formula feed does not include commercial feeds which are used as ingredients in other commercial feed or are offered for retail or further distribution.
(6)  The term "department" means the Idaho department of agriculture.
(7)  The term "director" means the director of the Idaho department of agriculture or the director’s authorized agent.
(8)  The term "distribute" means to offer for sale, sell, exchange or barter commercial feeds in or into this state; or to supply, furnish, or otherwise provide commercial feed to a contract feeder.
(9)  The term "distributor" means any person who distributes.
(10) The term "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.
(11) The term "feed ingredient" means each of the constituent materials making up a commercial feed.
(12) The term "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.
(13) The term "labeling" means all labels and other written, printed, or graphic matter upon a commercial feed or any of its containers or wrapper, or accompanying such commercial feed. This includes statements and promotion on company websites or other internet based customer interfaces.
(14) The term "manufacture" means to grind, mix or blend, or further process a commercial feed for distribution.
(15) The term "medicated feed" means any feed which contains drug ingredients intended or presented for the cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of disease in animals other than man or which contains drug ingredients intended to affect the structure or any function of the body of animals other than man.
(16) The term "mineral" means a naturally occurring, homogeneous inorganic solid substance, essential to the nutrition of animals, having a definite chemical composition and characteristic crystalline structure, color and hardness.
(17) The term "mineral feed" means a commercial feed intended to supply primarily mineral elements or inorganic nutrients.
(18) The term "official sample" means a sample of commercial feed taken by the director or an authorized agent in accordance with the provisions of section 25-2709, Idaho Code.
(19) The term "percent" or "percentage" means percentage by weight.
(20) The term "person" includes an individual, partnership, corporation, firm, association and agent.
(21) The term "pet" means any domesticated animal normally maintained in or near the household(s) of the owner(s) thereof.
(22) The term "pet food" means any commercial feed prepared and distributed for consumption by dogs and cats.
(23) The term "pharmaceutical" means any product prescribed for the treatment or prevention of disease for veterinary purposes, including vaccines, synthetic and natural hormones, anesthetics, stimulants or depressants.
(24) The term "product name" means the name of the commercial feed which identifies it as to kind, class or specific use.
(25) The term "purchase" includes taking by sale, discount, negotiation, mortgage, pledge, lien, issue or reissue, gift or any other voluntary transaction creating an interest in property.
(26) The term "purchaser" means a person who takes by purchase.
(27) The term "registrant" means that person, manufacturer, guarantor, or distributor who registers a product or products according to the provisions of section 25-2704, Idaho Code.
(28) The term "sell" or "sale" includes exchange.
(29) The term "specialty pet" means any domesticated animal pet normally maintained in a cage or tank, such as, but not limited to, gerbils, hamsters, canaries, psittacine birds, mynahs, finches, tropical fish, goldfish, snakes and turtles.
(30) The term "specialty pet food" means any commercial feed prepared and distributed for consumption by specialty pets.
(31) The term "ton" means a net weight of two thousand (2,000) pounds avoirdupois.
(32) The term "veterinary biologics" means any biologic product used for veterinary purposes, including, but not limited to, antibiotics, antiparasiticides, growth promotants and bioculture products.
(33) Words importing the singular number may extend and be applied to several persons or things and words importing the plural may include the singular.

History:
[(25-2703) 25-2717, added 1953, ch. 243, sec. 3, p. 366; am. 1957, ch. 100, sec. 1, p. 174; am. 1971, ch. 343, sec. 1, p. 1335; am. 1976, ch. 61, sec. 1, p. 209; am. 1987, ch. 129, sec. 1, p. 260; am. 1993, ch. 12, sec. 1, p. 39; am. and redesig. 2006, ch. 57, sec. 3, p. 168; am. 2012, ch. 89, sec. 1, p. 245.]


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