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As used in this article, the term:
(1) “Claim” means any claim by or on behalf of a natural person, as well as any derivative or other claim arising therefrom asserted by or on behalf of any other person.
(2) “Federal act” means the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (Title 21 U.S.C. Section 301, et seq., 52 Stat. Section 1040, et seq.).
(3) “Generally known condition allegedly caused by or allegedly likely to result from long-term consumption” means a condition generally known to result or likely to result from the cumulative effect of consumption and not from a single instance of consumption.
(4) “Knowing and willful” means that:
(A) The conduct constituting a violation of federal or state law was committed with the intent to deceive or injure consumers or with actual knowledge that such conduct was injurious to consumers; and
(B) The conduct constituting such violation was not required by regulations, orders, rules, or other pronouncement of, or any statute administered by, a federal, state, or local government agency.
(5) “Other person” means any individual, corporation, company, association, firm, partnership, society, joint-stock company, or other entity, including any governmental entity or private attorney general.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Georgia Code Title 26. Food, Drugs, and Cosmetics § 26-2-431 - last updated April 14, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ga/title-26-food-drugs-and-cosmetics/ga-code-sect-26-2-431/
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