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§ 599. Conditions of Approval.


Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 3. Food and Agriculture
Division 2. Animal Industry
Chapter 1. Dairies
Article 21. Milk Inspection Services
3 CCR § 599
§ 599. Conditions of Approval.
To secure and hold such approval a milk inspection service must:
(a) Provide a sufficient force of qualified inspectors, under the general direction of a licensed physician, and sufficient laboratory facilities to enforce any and all laws and regulations relating to graded milk and cream. Arrangements may be made with a person or firm, approved by the Director of Food and Agriculture, to do bacteriological and other laboratory work.
(b) Personnel making laboratory analyses as provided for in Section 32503 of the Food and Agricultural Code must have taken an examination for a certificate of proficiency in analysis of milk and milk products as given by a representative of the Department of Food and Agriculture and passed with a grade of at least 75 percent. This certificate may be revoked for cause and is automatically revoked when the holder becomes inactive in laboratory milk control work for two years.
(c) Provide for the examination of cattle producing milk to be sold in or from its jurisdiction. Examination shall consist of observations for manifest evidence of diseases such as enlarged glands, mastitis, pyometra, tuberculosis, open sores, ulcerated teeth, abscesses and/or any other condition which might affect the quality or safety of the milk.
(d) Maintain the standards for the various grades of market milk, market cream, and other fluid market milk products as established by the Food and Agricultural Code and the Administrative Code.
(e) Cooperate in holding official surprise milk scoring contests, surveys, or other related work, whenever requested to do so by a duly authorized representative of the Department of Food and Agriculture.
(f) Provide for the inspection of dairy farms producing manufacturing milk pursuant to Food and Agricultural Code Section 33322.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 407, 32503 and 33083, Food and Agricultural Code. Reference: Sections 32503, 33083 and 33322, Food and Agricultural Code.
1. Amendment filed 9-21-56; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 56, No. 18).
2. Amendment filed 4-25-75 as procedural and organizational; effective upon filing (Register 75, No. 17).
3. Amendment of subsection (b) and new subsection (f) filed 2-26-82; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 82, No. 9).
This database is current through 7/29/22 Register 2022, No. 30
3 CCR § 599, 3 CA ADC § 599
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