Section 2-13-112


The following terms shall have the following meanings unless the context shall provide otherwise:

(1) STATE. The State of Alabama;

(2) MILK. Any class of cow's milk produced in the state;

(3) DAIRY PRODUCTS. Products manufactured for human consumption which are derived from the processing of milk and includes fluid milk products;

(4) FLUID MILK PRODUCTS. Those dairy products normally consumed in liquid form;

(5) PERSON. Any individual, group of individuals, partnership, corporation, association, cooperative association, or any other entity;

(6) PRODUCERS. Any person engaged in the production of milk for commercial use;

(7) PROMOTION. Actions such as paid advertising, sales promotion and publicity to advance the image and sales of and demand for dairy products;

(8) NUTRITION EDUCATION. Those activities intended to broaden the understanding of sound nutritional principle including the role of milk and dairy products in a balanced diet;

(9) STATE ADA. The American Dairy Association of Alabama, an affiliated member organization of Southeast United Dairy Industry Association;

(10) SOUTHEAST UNITED DAIRY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION. A regional dairy promotion organization coordinating regional dairy promotion activities in the southeast United States;

(11) DAIRY DIVISION. A division of the Alabama Farmers Federation composed of all Alabama dairy farmers;

(12) BULK TANK UNIT. A bulk tank unit as defined in accordance with the State Board of Health, Dairy Inspection Division;

(13) HANDLER. Any person engaged in the business of distributing, marketing, or in any manner handling fluid milk or dairy products, in whole or in part, for consumption;

(14) NATIONAL DAIRY BOARD. The National Dairy Promotion and Research Board established under 7 U.S.C. §4504, as amended;

(15) ACT. The Alabama Dairy Promotion Act; and

(16) COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATION. Any cooperative marketing association of producers which is organized under the provisions of the act of Congress of February 18, 1922, known as the "Capper-Volstead Act."

(Acts 1990, No. 90-584, p. 1013, §3.)