902 KAR 50:110. Grade A milk and milk products standards.

RELATES TO: KRS 217C.010-217C.990

STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 194A.050, 211.090, 217C.040, 217C.040, EO 2004-726

NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: EO 2004-726, effective July 9, 2004, reorganized the Cabinet for Health and Family Services and placed the Department for Public Health under the Cabinet for Health and Family Services. KRS 217C.040 requires the cabinet to promulgate administrative regulations concerning the production, transportation, processing, handling, sampling, examination, grading, sale and such other matters relating to Grade A milk and milk products as may be necessary to protect the public health. This administrative regulation establishes uniform permit requirements and sanitary standards for Grade A milk producers, processors, handlers and distributors, Grade A dry and condensed milk, Grade A dry and condensed whey and the fabrication of single-service containers and closures for milk and milk products.

Section 1. Grade A Milk and Milk Products. The permit requirements, sanitary and quality requirements for the production, processing, handling and distribution of Grade A milk and milk products shall be the same as the requirements established in the publication entitled, "Grade A Pasteurized Milk Ordinance," 2003 recommendations of the United States Public Health Service/Food and Drug Administration.

Section 2. Incorporation by Reference. (1) "Grade A Pasteurized Milk Ordinance," (2003 edition) is incorporated by reference.

(a) "Grade A Pasteurized Milk Ordinance", (2003 edition).

(2) This material may be inspected, copied, or obtained, subject to applicable copyright law, at the Office of the Commissioner, Department for Health Services, 275 East Main Street, Frankfort, Kentucky 40621, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

(3) Copies are also available from the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402. (11 Ky.R. 115; eff. 8-7-84; Am. 12 Ky.R. 1918; eff. 7-2-86; 18 Ky.R. 1469; eff. 1-10-92; 29 Ky.R. 2773; 30 Ky.R. 288; eff. 8-13-2003; 31 Ky.R. 632; 946; eff. 11-17-2003; 31 Ky.R. 632; 946; eff. 11-17-2004.)