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It includes, but is not limited to, a contract to furnish a wholesale cut or primal of beef, pork, lamb sheep or goat, same to be cut into consumer size cuts, wrapped and delivered to the consumer with or without other foods.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.01(d)">(d)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> "Misrepresent" means, but is not limited to, the use of any untrue, deceptive or misleading oral or written statement, advertising, label, display, picture, illustration, sample, or fanciful product names not approved by the Industrywide Cooperative Meat Identification Standards Committee of the National Livestock and Meat Board.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.01(e)">(e)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> "Firm" means individuals, corporations, partnerships and any other form of business organizations, and all officers, directors, agents, employees and representatives thereof. Firms include, but are not limited to, meat firms selling and cutting primal cuts when the wholesale cut is purchased by the buyer and food service contracts which include meat, meat food products and other food items. "Firm" does not include retail food stores cutting wholesale meats, all of which are to be delivered on a single order to one customer; and includes those firms other than retail food stores selling precut (wrapped individually or not individually wrapped) meats and other food products when sold by the box of five pounds or more at the time of sale by the unbroken box or by hanging weight. Meat processing firms, who are under inspection by the Meat Division of the Georgia Department of Agriculture, are not required to meet the provisions of this regulation.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.01(f)">(f)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> "Product/Meat" means beef, pork, lamb, sheep or goat unless otherwise indicated.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.01(g)">(g)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> "Represent" means, but is not limited to, the use of any form of oral or written statement, advertising, label, display, picture, illustration or sample.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.01(h)">(h)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> "Wholesale cut/Primal cut" means whole carcass of beef, pork or lamb or any part thereof customarily classified as being of commercial size and usually requiring further cutting into cuts or retail size when bought by, and cut for, use by buyers.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.01(i)">(i)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> "Bulk Meat" means wholesale cuts sold by hanging weight consisting of whole carcasses, sides or primal cuts or boxed meat sold in containers five (5) pounds or larger.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.01(j)">(j)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> "Department" means the Georgia Department of Agriculture.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.01(k)">(k)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> "Advertisements" include, but are not limited to, radio, newspapers, magazines, television, store flyers sent either by mail, distributed by hand, or otherwise, to homes, automobile windshields, and any other means.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.01(l)">(l)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> "Yield Grade" means the yield grade as officially used and described by the United States Department of Agriculture. (USDA Yield amounts to be supplied by USDA.)</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/40-7-11-.02" name="40-7-11-.02" title="40-7-11-.02">Rule 40-7-11-.02 Method of Sale</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.02(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Bulk meats should be sold in terms of avoirdupois weight, specified in pounds and ounces.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.02(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The firm shall clearly explain to the customer before the sale is consummated: <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.02(2)(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The purchase of wholesale cuts by hanging weight is subject to cutting, boning and trim loss during processing;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.02(2)(b)">(b)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The number of pounds of retail style cuts will be considerably less than the hanging weight upon which the price is based; and</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.02(2)(c)">(c)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Shall give the buyer an estimate of the actual weight of retail cuts of meat expected to be delivered; same to be stated on the Customer Order Form.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/40-7-11-.03" name="40-7-11-.03" title="40-7-11-.03">Rule 40-7-11-.03 Customer Order Form</a></h2> <P>At the time of delivery of the meat or other food items, there shall be rendered to the buyer a Customer Order Form and Summary Sheet(s) prepared in ink or other indelible substance on which shall be legibly stated:</P> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.03(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The name and address of the firm;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.03(b)">(b)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The date of the order;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.03(c)">(c)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The name and complete address of the buyer;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.03(d)">(d)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> A description of the product by carcass side, by species, amount, quality, and USDA Grade, State Grade, and/or Yield Grade (if graded) and a detailed description of other food products by brand name and common &amp; usual names;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.03(e)">(e)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The price per pound hanging weight in the case of hanging meat sales and price per serving of food items other than meat;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.03(f)">(f)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The gross weight of the product prior to processing in the case of hanging meat sales;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.03(g)">(g)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The weight of the meat hooks, freezer baskets, other containers, or other weighing devices in the case of hanging meat sales;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.03(h)">(h)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The cutting loss weight in the case of hanging meat sales;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.03(i)">(i)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The net weight of the delivered meat and a detailed list of all other items delivered;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.03(j)">(j)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Statement if the bone, trimmed fat and/or waste meat are wanted by the buyer;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.03(k)">(k)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The Yield Grade of the carcass, if graded;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.03(l)">(l)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The name of the person cutting the order of meat, and the name of the person supervising the cutting, wrapping and marking of the meat order and assembly of orders for products other than meat;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.03(m)">(m)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The service charge cost of the order;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.03(n)">(n)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The interest charge cost of the order;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.03(o)">(o)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The credit investigation charge for the order;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.03(p)">(p)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The time price differential cost of the order;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.03(q)">(q)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The sales tax for the order; </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.03(r)">(r)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Other charges of the order;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.03(s)">(s)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The total cost of the buyer's order;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.03(t)">(t)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Method of payment by the buyer of the order- if by cash, check, or credit card including the credit card name and card number;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.03(u)">(u)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The statement printed in capital letters: "THIS INSTRUMENT PROMISSORY NOTE MAY BE TRANSFERRED OR ASSIGNED TO A FINANCIAL INSTITUTION OR OTHER THIRD PARTY AND PAYMENT ENFORCED BY THEM. IF ANY NOTE IS A COGNOVIT NOTE, THE SELLER SHALL ADVISE THE BUYER THAT IT AUTHORIZES A CONFESSION OF JUDGEMENT ON THE NOTE IF IT IS NOT PAID WHEN DUE, AND THAT A COURT JUDGEMENT MAY BE ENTERED AGAINST HIM WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE."</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.03(v)">(v)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The Certification by Buyer statement: "I certify that I have received the above amount of meat, and the number of packages of meat (as stated on the Summary Form attached hereto); that no effort was made by the seller of this meat to induce me to buy a higher priced carcass than I have bought. I have read the above and understand same."</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.03(w)">(w)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The Buyer's signature.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.03(x)">(x)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign">The Seller's signature.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.03(y)">(y)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> A statement of the variations in the order, such as "Imitation Wieners," "Beef Wieners," "Water Added Ham," etc.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.03(z)">(z)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The total number of packages delivered.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.03(aa)">(aa)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The name of the product in each package.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.03(bb)">(bb)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> If the buyer requests it, the net weight of each package. The weights in items (f), (g), (h), (i), and (z) shall be recorded to the nearest 1/4 ounce on all weights.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.03(cc)">(cc)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The name and address of the processor if other than the selling firm.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/40-7-11-.04" name="40-7-11-.04" title="40-7-11-.04">Rule 40-7-11-.04 Prohibited Sales Practices</a></h2> <P>No firm advertising, offering for sale or selling any Food Service Plan shall engage in any unfair methods of competition or unfair trade practices and Particularly the following:</P> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.04(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Bait Selling. <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.04(a)1.">1.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Disparage or degrade any product advertised or offered for sale by the firm in order to induce the purchase of other product; or represent that specified product is for sale when such representation is used primarily to sell a higher priced wholesale cut.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.04(a)2.">2.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Substitution of any kind for that ordered by the buyer without the buyer's written consent.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.04(a)3.">3.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Fail to have available a sufficient quantity of any product represented as being for sale to meet reasonably anticipated demands, unless the limited available amount is disclosed fully and conspicuously in all advertising.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.04(b)">(b)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Savings Representations. <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.04(b)1.">1.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Use any price list other than the firm's current prices to all buyers, or fail to disclose fully and conspicuously thereon that the prices quoted are subject to change if such is the fact; or fail to furnish to the buyer, prior to his signing of any contract, a written copy of such current price list which shall contain an accurate description of the wholesale cuts and other food items including, whenever applicable for primal cuts: USDA Grade; net weight; brand or trade name. Misrepresent the amount of money that the buyer will save on purchases of any product.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.04(b)2.">2.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Represent the price of wholesale cut in any terms other than price per pound. Such price shall not be stated by dollar amount of any installment payment or number of payments for a period of time. Credit terms, if offered. shall be stated separately and clearly. If the meat is pre-trimmed, this fact shall be so stated on the Customer Order Form.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.04(c)">(c)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Guarantees. <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.04(c)1.">1.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Make any promise, either to exchange unsatisfactory meat or to give a refund thereof, which expires in less than 90 days from the date of delivery of such products. or fail to honor such promise where, through no fault of the buyer, the Food Service Plan's primal cut does not meet minimum standards of quality, weight, or satisfaction expected by the ordinary buyer. This does not apply to guarantees to make exchanges or refunds regardless of the condition of the food product.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.04(d)">(d)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Product Representations. <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.04(d)1.">1.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Misrepresent the cut, grade, brand or trade name, type of feeding of the animal, or weight or measure of any food product.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.04(d)2.">2.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Use the term "U.S.", "USDA Choice", other USDA Grade, or Georgia Department of Agriculture Grade, in describing a primal cut which is, in fact, not graded by the United States Department of Agriculture or the Georgia Department of Agriculture, except that primal cuts may be described as "U.S. Inspected" when such statement is true.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.04(d)3.">3.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Misrepresent: the total amount and/or the proportion of retail cuts that a wholesale cut of meat will yield; the total sales price.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.04(d)4.">4.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Fail to furnish the buyer with a written statement: Customer Order Form and Summary Sheet(s) for each individual sale. If the meat is weighted with immediate wrappings, such fact shall be stated and the tare weight stated and deducted.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.04(d)5.">5.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Represent the price of any food freezer without fully and conspicuously disclosing its brand or trade name, model number and year, its size and capacity.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.04(d)6.">6.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> In advertisements, use of the words "bundle," "sample order," or words of similar import, must not be used unless the firm itemizes each food product the weight thereof and the price per pound for each primal cut of meat which the buyer will receive together with information regarding "imitation," "water added," and similar terms required for proper labeling of wieners, hams, etc. and other foods.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.04(d)7.">7.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The terms phrases "90 Days Same as Cash," "120 Days Same as Cash," and terms of like import are not to be used in advertising unless in fact the customer actually has 90 days in which to make payment in full. and no payment is due prior to the end of the 90 day period figured from the date of sale.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.04(d)8.">8.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The term "opening an account" shall not be used unless it is made clear in the advertising that this involves a credit account and/or an installment payment account with interest to be added as stated.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/40-7-11-.05" name="40-7-11-.05" title="40-7-11-.05">Rule 40-7-11-.05 Pricing and Financing</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.05(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Misrepresent or fail to disclose fully and conspicuously on the Customer Order Form the terms and details of any financing arrangements, interest, service charge, credit investigation fee, membership fee, time-price differential and any costs or that there is a trial basis (if such is the case).</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.05(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Fail to advise the buyer before signing any promissory note that the note may be transferred or assigned to a financial institution or third party and payment enforced by them. If any note is a cognovit note, the firm shall advise the buyer that it authorizes a confession of judgement on the note if it is not paid when due, and that a court judgement may be entered against the buyer without prior notice.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.05(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Misrepresent or fail to show the total amount that the buyer will be obligated to pay.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/40-7-11-.06" name="40-7-11-.06" title="40-7-11-.06">Rule 40-7-11-.06 Advertisements</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.06(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Advertisements, in the case of hanging meat sales, shall clearly state the gross weight of the meat; the minimum number of pounds of retail cuts; the yield grade of the carcass cut being offered; the price per pound of the hanging weight; and the cost per pounds of the expected retail cuts of meat from the carcass. The price per pound of the expected product from the carcass shall be clearly stated on the Customer Order Form and if given in an advertisement, it shall be stated in type size not less than 18 point, Gothic Bold or comparable type which is approved by the Department. This wording shall be in two lines. Sales derived from boxed meats, must clearly state the gross weight of the meat, the minimum number of retail cuts, an estimate of the cutting loss, the price per pound. The wording shall be enclosed in a box of solid or wavy-type lines and which box has a minimum type width of 1/16 inch.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.06(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Advertised prices shall include the estimated price range including all costs of the delivered product.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.06(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The price per pound of all wholesale cuts must be: <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.06(3)(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> On a display placard located in an area where it may be easily seen and read by the customer under usual conditions;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.06(3)(b)">(b)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> By a sign on the carcass of the wholesale cut giving the same information or, in the case of boxed meat sales, directly on the container; and</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.06(3)(c)">(c)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> In all advertisements.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.06(4)">(4)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The type size of such listing of the wholesale cuts and the price per pound shall be a minimum of 1/2 inch high; the type shall be placed against a contrasting background which makes the prices and names easily readable by the buyer. Color combinations shall be approved by the Department and the colors shall contrast. No other than approved color combinations shall be used. Samples of the coloring shall be submitted to the Department for acceptance.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.06(5)">(5)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The yield grade and the meaning of each Yield Grade of the meat shall be clearly stated in advertisements and on placards in the firm.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.06(6)">(6)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Advertise or offer "free," "bonus gift," and like-named specials, or extra food combined with or conditioned on the purchase of any other product or service or time element unless such additional food product is offered to all customers without restriction and is accurately described including, whenever applicable, grade, net weight or measure, and brand or trade name, imitation, water added or other variations or varieties.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.06(7)">(7)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The inducement of such offers to only a few customers, such as but not limited to, such statements as "the first 20 people opening an account," "the first 20 orders phoned in," and similar types of offers must be offered to all customers. The use of free or special priced gifts to a selected number of customers or potential customers cannot be used.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.06(8)">(8)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Fail to disclose fully and conspicuously in all advertisements that the yield of consumable meat from any wholesale cut will be less than the gross weight of the wholesale cut and the appropriate average cutting loss for the grade and yield of meat being sold.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/40-7-11-.07" name="40-7-11-.07" title="40-7-11-.07">Rule 40-7-11-.07 Meat Unfit for Human Consumption</a></h2> <P>Wholesale meats which are not suitable for human consumption shall not be offered for sale and/or displayed and must be disposed of properly.</P> <h2><a href="/GAC/40-7-11-.08" name="40-7-11-.08" title="40-7-11-.08">Rule 40-7-11-.08 License</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.08(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Firms beginning operation in this state after the effective date of these regulations must: <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.08(1)(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Make proper application for Food Sales Establishment License with the Department;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.08(1)(b)">(b)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Request an inspection of their proposed operational facilities;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.08(1)(c)">(c)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Furnish a copy of their proposed forms, "Customer Order Form", "Summary Sheet" and Food Service Contract secure acceptance of this form from the Department;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.08(1)(d)">(d)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Bring their proposed building and all equipment into compliance with all laws and regulations of the Georgia Food Act, Ga. Laws 1956, p. 195, as amended;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.08(1)(e)">(e)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Furnish evidence of application for a proper business license and Georgia sales tax number license;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.08(1)(f)">(f)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> And all other applicable licenses having been applied for or issued before the firm may receive a license from the Department for operation;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.08(1)(g)">(g)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> No person, firm, corporation, association, partnership or other entity shall operate a business until he shall have been issued a license by the Department under these regulations.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.08(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> In the case of firms existing and operating on the effective date of these regulations, the same items shall be complied with within 30 days.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/40-7-11-.09" name="40-7-11-.09" title="40-7-11-.09">Rule 40-7-11-.09 Approval of Forms and Keeping of Forms</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.09(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> All Customer Order Forms and Summary Sheets must be submitted to the Department for approval of information and form design before being printed and put into use by the firm.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.09(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Copies of Customer Order Forms, Summary Sheets and Food Service Contract shall be maintained by the firm at the place of business of the firm for a minimum of 12 months from the issuance date and the copies are subject to review by a representative of the Department at any time during this 12 month period.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="40-7-11-.09(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The original copy of the Customer Order Form and Summary Sheet Form shall be issued to each purchaser at the time of sale of the primal cut.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/40-7-11-.10" name="40-7-11-.10" title="40-7-11-.10">Rule 40-7-11-.10 Repealed</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/40-7-11-.11" name="40-7-11-.11" title="40-7-11-.11">Rule 40-7-11-.11 Repealed</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/40-7-11-.12" name="40-7-11-.12" title="40-7-11-.12">Rule 40-7-11-.12 Repealed</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/40-7-11-.13" name="40-7-11-.13" title="40-7-11-.13">Rule 40-7-11-.13 Repealed</a></h2> <h2><a href="/GAC/40-7-11-.14" name="40-7-11-.14" title="40-7-11-.14">Rule 40-7-11-.14 Repealed</a></h2> </div> </div> </HTML> </div> <div id="toc" class="sidebar noprint"> <ul id="toc-children" class="children"><li><a href="/GAC/40-7-11-.01" name="40-7-11-.01" title="40-7-11-.01">Rule 40-7-11-.01 Definitions</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/40-7-11-.02" name="40-7-11-.02" title="40-7-11-.02">Rule 40-7-11-.02 Method of Sale</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/40-7-11-.03" name="40-7-11-.03" title="40-7-11-.03">Rule 40-7-11-.03 Customer Order Form</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/40-7-11-.04" name="40-7-11-.04" title="40-7-11-.04">Rule 40-7-11-.04 Prohibited Sales Practices</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/40-7-11-.05" name="40-7-11-.05" title="40-7-11-.05">Rule 40-7-11-.05 Pricing and Financing</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/40-7-11-.06" name="40-7-11-.06" title="40-7-11-.06">Rule 40-7-11-.06 Advertisements</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/40-7-11-.07" name="40-7-11-.07" title="40-7-11-.07">Rule 40-7-11-.07 Meat Unfit for Human Consumption</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/40-7-11-.08" name="40-7-11-.08" title="40-7-11-.08">Rule 40-7-11-.08 License</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/40-7-11-.09" name="40-7-11-.09" title="40-7-11-.09">Rule 40-7-11-.09 Approval of Forms and Keeping of Forms</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/40-7-11-.10" name="40-7-11-.10" title="40-7-11-.10">Rule 40-7-11-.10 Repealed</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/40-7-11-.11" name="40-7-11-.11" title="40-7-11-.11">Rule 40-7-11-.11 Repealed</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/40-7-11-.12" name="40-7-11-.12" title="40-7-11-.12">Rule 40-7-11-.12 Repealed</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/40-7-11-.13" name="40-7-11-.13" title="40-7-11-.13">Rule 40-7-11-.13 Repealed</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/40-7-11-.14" name="40-7-11-.14" title="40-7-11-.14">Rule 40-7-11-.14 Repealed</a></li></ul> </div> </div> <!--content ends here--> <div id="footer" class="noprint"><span class="footer">Copyright &copy; 2019 Lawriter LLC - All rights reserved.</span>| <a href="mailto:support@casemakerlegal.com?subject=Rules and Regulations of the State of Georgia">Email Us</a> | 844-838-0769 | 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