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§ 415.4. Blended Grated Cheese and Blended Shredded Cheese; Composition and Labeling.

3 CA ADC § 415.4BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

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Title 3. Food and Agriculture
Division 2. Animal Industry
Chapter 1. Dairies
Article 4. Special Varieties of Cheese
3 CCR § 415.4
§ 415.4. Blended Grated Cheese and Blended Shredded Cheese; Composition and Labeling.
(a) (1) This section shall apply to all varieties of grated or shredded cheese which consists of one or more varieties of grated or shredded cheese described in Section 415.1 combined with one or more varieties of grated or shredded cheese described in Section 415.2 of this article.
(2) The minimum milk fat of a grated or shredded cheese described in this section shall be not less than the arithmetic average of the minimum milk fat specified in the California Food and Agricultural Code or California Administrative Code for the varieties of cheese used, but in no case shall the minimum milk fat be less than 30 percent on a dry basis.
(b) (1) The name specified for the grated or shredded cheeses for which definitions and standards of identity are prescribed by this section is “Blended Grated Cheese” or “Blended Shredded Cheese.” All words in the name shall appear in the same size, style and color or type and on the same background, without intervening written, printed or graphic matter, and without preceding words, in the same size, style and color or type.
(2) The name of each variety of cheese used in a grated or shredded cheese described in this section shall be included in order of preponderance in an ingredients clause which shall immediately and conspicuously precede or follow the name “blended grated cheese” or “blended shredded cheese” wherever the name appears on the label, so conspicuously as to be seen under customary conditions of purchase; provided that the ingredients clause shall appear in letters not more than one-half the height of the letters in the name of the product.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 407 and 37402, Food and Agricultural Code.
HISTORY
1. New section filed 6-11-64; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 64, No. 13).
This database is current through 7/29/22 Register 2022, No. 30
3 CCR § 415.4, 3 CA ADC § 415.4
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