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§ 583. General Requirements.


Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 3. Food and Agriculture
Division 2. Animal Industry
Chapter 1. Dairies
Article 19. Operators of Pasteurization Equipment
3 CCR § 583
§ 583. General Requirements.
(a) The process of condensing or evaporating milk or milk products does not constitute pasteurization.
(b) All inlet and outlet valves to pasteurizers (installed after the effective date of this provision) shall be leak protector type properly installed to prevent any mixing with raw products.
(c) The inlet lines on pasteurizers not equipped with leak protector valves shall be removed during the heating, holding and emptying period. The outlet lines on pasteurizers not equipped with leak protector valves must be removed during the filling, heating and holding periods.
(d) All milk and milk products pipelines connected to pasteurizers shall be vented and otherwise controlled to prevent siphonage.
(e) All indicating and recording thermometers and charts shall comply with the specifications set forth under HTST method and holder method, hereinafter described, except where the products are heated by the holding method above 150 degrees F. or by the HTST method above 165 degrees F., in which case, the temperature indicating and recording devices shall be of a type approved by the director.
(f) All milk and milk products tanks and receptacles used in the processing and filling operations shall have sanitary covers which protect the product from contamination. Drip shields and port collars shall be provided whenever necessary to prevent splash and contamination.
(g) The operator of each pasteurizer shall at least once during his workday or shift check the recording thermometer against the indicating thermometer on all pasteurizers used by him. The check must be made during the process of pasteurization at pasteurization temperature after a stabilization period of at least five minutes at constant temperature. The temperature of the indicating thermometer shall be recorded on the recording chart together with a mark designating the time at which the check was made.
(h) The rotating chart support must be provided with pins or knife to puncture the chart in a manner that will prevent its fraudulent rotation.
1. New section filed 8-31-51 designated to be effective 10-1-51 (Register 25, No. 4).
2. Amendment filed 2-23-62; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 62, No. 4).
This database is current through 7/29/22 Register 2022, No. 30
3 CCR § 583, 3 CA ADC § 583
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