Multi-State Processor [Food and Nutrition Service] Law and Legal Definition

According to 7 CFR 250.3 [Title 7—Agriculture; Subtitle B -- Regulations of the Department of Agriculture; Chapter II -- Food and Nutrition Service, Department of Agriculture; Subchapter B -- General Regulations and Policies -- Food Distribution; Part 250 -- Donation of Foods for Use in the United States, its Territories and Possessions and Areas under its Jurisdiction; Subpart A – General], multi-State processor means:

“(a) A processor which has entered into a processing contract with contracting agencies in more than one State, or

(b) A processor which has entered into a processing contract with one or more contracting agencies located in a State other than the one in which either the processor's plant or business office is located.”