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Title 7Subtitle BChapter XIPart 1215Subpart A → Subject Group

Title 7: Agriculture
Subpart A—Popcorn Promotion, Research, and Consumer Information Order


§1215.1   Act.

Act means the Popcorn Promotion, Research, and Consumer Information Act of 1995, Subtitle E of Title V of the Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act of 1996, Pub. L. 104-127, 7 U.S.C. 7481-7491, and any amendments thereto.

§1215.2   Board.

Board means the Popcorn Board established under section 575(b) of the Act.

§1215.3   Board member.

Board member means an officer or employee of a processor appointed by the Secretary to serve on the Popcorn Board as a representative of that processor.

§1215.4   Commerce.

Commerce means interstate, foreign, or intrastate commerce.

§1215.5   Consumer information.

Consumer information means information and programs that will assist consumers and other persons in making evaluations and decisions regarding the purchasing, preparing, and use of popcorn.

§1215.6   Department.

Department means the United States Department of Agriculture.

§1215.7   Fiscal year.

Fiscal year means the 12-month period from January 1 through December 31 each year, or such other period as recommended by the Board and approved by the Secretary.

§1215.8   Industry information.

Industry information means information and programs that will lead to the development of new markets, new marketing strategies, or increased efficiency for the popcorn industry, or activities to enhance the image of the popcorn industry.

§1215.9   Marketing.

Marketing means the sale or other disposition of unpopped popcorn for human consumption in a channel of commerce but shall not include sales or disposition to or between processors.

§1215.10   Part and subpart.

Part means the Popcorn Promotion, Research, and Consumer Information Order and all rules and regulations and supplemental orders issued thereunder, and the term subpart means the Popcorn Promotion, Research, and Consumer Information Order.

§1215.11   Person.

Person means any individual, group of individuals, partnership, corporation, association, cooperative, or any other legal entity.

§1215.12   Popcorn.

Popcorn means unpopped popcorn (Zea Mays L) that is commercially grown, processed in the United States by shelling, cleaning, or drying, and introduced into a channel of commerce.

§1215.13   Process.

Process means to shell, clean, dry, and prepare popcorn for the market, but does not include packaging popcorn for the market without also engaging in another activity described in this paragraph.

§1215.14   Processor.

Processor means a person engaged in the preparation of unpopped popcorn for the market who owns or who shares the ownership and risk of loss of such popcorn and who processes and distributes over 4 million pounds of popcorn in the market per year.

§1215.15   Programs, plans, and projects.

Programs, plans, and projects means promotion, research, consumer information, and industry information plans, studies, projects, or programs conducted pursuant to this part.

§1215.16   Promotion.

Promotion means any action, including paid advertising, to enhance the image or desirability of popcorn.

§1215.17   Research.

Research means any type of study to advance the image, desirability, marketability, production, product development, quality, or nutritional value of popcorn.

§1215.18   Secretary.

Secretary means the Secretary of Agriculture of the United States or any officer or employee of the Department to whom authority has heretofore been delegated, or to whom authority may hereafter be delegated, to act in the Secretary's stead.

§1215.19   State.

State means each of the 50 States and the District of Columbia.

§1215.20   United States.

United States means all of the States.

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