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TITLE 25HEALTH SERVICES
PART 1DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES
CHAPTER 229FOOD AND DRUG
SUBCHAPTER FFFARMERS' MARKETS
RULE §229.702Definitions
Historical Texas Register

The following words and terms, when used in this subchapter, have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise.

  (1) Department--The Department of State Health Services.

  (2) Farmers' market--A designated location used primarily for the distribution and sale directly to consumers of food by farmers and other producers.

  (3) Fish--As defined in §228.2 of this title (relating to Definitions).

  (4) Food--An agricultural, apicultural, horticultural, silvicultural, viticultural, or vegetable product for human consumption, in either its natural or processed state, that has been produced or processed or otherwise has had value added to the product in this state. The term includes:

    (A) fish or other aquatic species;

    (B) livestock, a livestock product, or livestock by-product;

    (C) planting seed;

    (D) poultry, a poultry product, or a poultry by-product;

    (E) wildlife processed for food or by-products;

    (F) a product made from a product described in this paragraph by a farmer or other producer who grew or processed the product; or

    (G) produce.

  (5) Potable water--Drinking water.

  (6) Poultry--A live or dead domesticated bird.

  (7) Produce--Fresh fruits or vegetables.

  (8) Producer--A person or entity that produces agricultural products by practice of the agricultural arts upon land that the person or entity controls.

  (9) Sample--A bite-sized portion of food or foods offered free of charge to demonstrate its characteristics and does not include a whole meal, an individual portion, or a whole sandwich.

  (10) Time/Temperature Control for Safety (TCS) food--(formerly Potentially Hazardous Food)--As defined in §228.2 of this title.


Source Note: The provisions of this §229.702 adopted to be effective August 3, 2014, 39 TexReg 5760; amended to be effective February 18, 2018, 43 TexReg 578

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