953.21 Rendering plant definitions.

As used in this chapter:

(A) "Animal" means any animal, other than a human being, and includes domestic fowl, wild birds, fish, and reptiles, living or dead.

(B) "Licensee" means any person who is licensed in accordance with this chapter.

(C) "Loading platform" means any place operated by a licensee for loading dead animals, or parts thereof, onto trucks to take them to a rendering plant or composting facility.

(D) "Person" means any natural person, partnership, association, or corporation.

(E) "Raw rendering material" means any body, part of a body, or product of a body of any dead animal that is unwholesome, condemned, inedible, or otherwise unfit for human consumption.

(F) "Rendering plant" means any premises where raw rendering materials are converted into fats, oils, feeds, fertilizer, and other products.

(G) "Composting facility" means any premises, including structures and equipment, operating in accordance with rules adopted under section 3734.02 of the Revised Code and used for the controlled decomposition of organic solid material, including dead animals, that stabilizes the organic fraction of the material.

(H) "Conveyance" means a vehicle, trailer, or compartment.

Amended by 128th General AssemblyFile No.9, HB 1, §101.01, eff. 7/17/2009.

Effective Date: 08-10-1994