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PUBLIC LAW 103-182—DEC. 8, 1993 107 STAT. 2119 "(4) the location of notices of the type required under article 719 of the NAFTA, or where the information contained in such notices can be obtained. "SEC. 463. CHAPTER DEFINITIONS. 19 USC 2575b. 'Notwithstanding section 451, for purposes of this chapter— (I) ANIMAL.—The term 'animal' includes fish, bees, and wild faiuia.

    • (2) APPROVAL PROCEDURE.— The term 'approval procedure'

means any registration, notification, or other mandatory administrative procedure for— "(A) approving the use of an additive for a stated purpose or under stated conditions, or "(B) establishing a tolerance for a stated purpose or under stated conditions for a contaminant, in a food, beverage, or feedstuff prior to permitting the use of the additive or the marketing of a food, beverage, or feedstuff containing the additive or contaminant. "(3) CONTAMINANT.—The term 'contaminant' includes pesticide and veterinary drug residues and extraneous matter. "(4) CONTROL OR INSPECTION PROCEDURE.— The term 'control or inspection procedure' means any procedure used, directly or indirectly, to determine that a sanitary or phytosanitary measure is fulfilled, including sampling, testing, inspection, evaluation, verification, monitoring, auditing, assurance of conformity, accreditation, registration, certification, or other ^ procedure involving the physical examination of a good, of the packaging of a good, or of the equipment or facilities directly related to production, marketing, or use of a good, but does not mean an approval procedure. " (5) PLANT.—The term 'plant' includes wild flora. "(6) RISK ASSESSMENT.—The term 'risk assessment' means an evaluation of— "(A) the potential for the introduction, establishment or spread of a pest or disease and associated biological and economic consequences; or "(B) the potential for adverse effects on himian or animal life or health arising from the presence of an additive, contaminant, toxin or disease-causing organism in a food, beverage, or feedstuff. "(7) SANITARY OR PHYTOSANITARY MEASURE. — "(A) IN GENERAL.—The term 'sanitary or phytosanitary measure' means a measure to— "(i) protect animal or plant life or health in the United States from risks arising from the introduction, establishment, or spread of a pest or disease; "(ii) protect human or animal life or health in the United States from risks arising from the presence of an additive, contaminant, toxin, or disease-causing organism in a food, beverage, or feedstuff; "(iii) protect human life or health in the United States fh}m risks arising from a disease-causing organism or pest carried by an animal or plant, or a product thereof; or "(iv) prevent or limit other damage in the United States arising from the introduction, establishment, or spread of a pest.