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§ 624. Vitamins and Minerals Added to Milk or Milk Products.


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 § 624
§ 624. Vitamins and Minerals Added to Milk or Milk Products.
(a) Vitamins and minerals, or either, may be added to milk or milk products only upon permit of the Director and in accordance with the manner and method approved in said permit. Applications for such permit shall include:
(1) A complete description of the method to be used and the kind and amount of vitamins and/or minerals to be added, and an agreement that the vitamins and/or minerals will be so added only in accordance with the direction of the supplier thereof;
(2) A copy of the supplier's directions;
(3) A statement of the type of storage facilities to be used for storage of the vitamins and/or minerals and the storage of premixed solutions; and
(4) A statement of the types of measuring devices to be used.
(b) Each permittee shall maintain a daily record of the volume of vitamin and/or mineral fortified milk products processed by him and the daily quantity of vitamins and/or minerals added to said daily volume. Said record shall show the kinds and amounts of vitamins and/or minerals added during each day's operations and the signature of the person who adds the vitamins and/or minerals. The record of each entry shall be maintained for at least 60 days and shall be made immediately available to the Director and the applicable approved milk inspection service upon request.
(c) Vitamins and/or minerals may be added only to the final milk product after standardization. Vitamins and/or minerals may not be added to milk in bulk storage tanks unless all the milk therein is to be packaged as vitamin and/or mineral fortified milk, without further standardization.
(d) The permit and complete description of the method, kind and amount of vitamins and/or minerals added as required by subsection (a) of this section shall be kept posted in a conspicuous place in the milk products plant readily accessible to the personnel responsible for making the vitamin and/or mineral additions.
Said permit may be revoked or suspended by the Director after a hearing to show cause for such action.
Note: Authority cited: Section 35751, Food and Agricultural Code.
1. New section filed 6-11-64; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 64, No. 13).
2. Amendment of subsection (a) filed 4-25-75; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 75, No. 17).
This database is current through 7/29/22 Register 2022, No. 30
3 CCR § 624, 3 CA ADC § 624
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