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49 CFR--PART 395

View Printed Federal Register page 85 FR 74918 in PDF format.

Amendment(s) published November 24, 2020, in 85 FR 74918

Effective Dates: Dec. 9, 2020

2. Amending §395.2 by:

a. Revising the definitions of the terms “Agricultural commodity” and “Livestock” and

b. Adding, in alphabetical order, a definition of “Non-processed food.”

The addition and revisions read as follows:

§395.2   Definitions.

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Agricultural commodity means:

(1) Any agricultural commodity, non-processed food, feed, fiber, or livestock as defined in this section.

(2) As used in this definition, the term “any agricultural commodity” means horticultural products at risk of perishing, or degrading in quality, during transport by commercial motor vehicle, including plants, sod, flowers, shrubs, ornamentals, seedlings, live trees, and Christmas trees.

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Livestock means livestock as defined in sec. 602 of the Emergency Livestock Feed Assistance Act of 1988 [7 U.S.C. 1471], as amended, insects, and all other living animals cultivated, grown, or raised for commercial purposes, including aquatic animals.

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Non-processed food means food commodities in a raw or natural state and not subjected to significant post-harvest changes to enhance shelf life, such as canning, jarring, freezing, or drying. The term “non-processed food” includes fresh fruits and vegetables, and cereal and oilseed crops which have been minimally processed by cleaning, cooling, trimming, cutting, chopping, shucking, bagging, or packaging to facilitate transport by commercial motor vehicle.

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