(1) In addition to the definitions contained in this section, the definitions found in chapters 69.04
RCW, chapters 16-165
, 16-167, and 246-215
WAC, and Title 21 of the Code of Federal Regulations may apply.
(2) For the purposes of this chapter, the following definitions apply:
"Department" means the department of agriculture.
"Direct seller" means an entity licensed by the department that receives prepackaged food from a food processor that is either licensed or inspected, or both, by a state or federal regulatory agency or the department and that delivers the food directly to consumers clients who only placed and paid for an order on the entity's web site, as long as:
(a) The food is delivered by the entity without opening the processor's original packaging and without dividing it into smaller packages;
(b) There is no interim storage by the entity; and
(c) The food is delivered by means of vehicles that are equipped with either refrigeration or freezer units, or both, and that meet the requirements of rules authorized by this chapter.
"Director" means the director of the department of agriculture.
"Food handling area" means all premises and facilities utilized for food transport by a direct seller.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 69.04.345
and chapter 34.05
RCW. WSR 14-23-053, § 16-130-020, filed 11/17/14, effective 12/18/14.]