Lawriter - OAC - 901:11-3-04 Chemical, bacteriological, and temperature standards.

901:11-3-04 Chemical, bacteriological, and temperature standards.

(A) Raw milk or milk products intended for use in the manufacturer of frozen desserts shall not be accepted by the frozen dessert manufacturer unless the milk and milk products meet the following standards at the time of delivery:

(1) Temperature. The milk and milk products must be received at forty-five degrees Fahrenheit (seven degrees Celsius) or less.

(2) Bacterial limits. The milk and milk products shall not exceed three-hundred thousand parts per milliliter. The test for bacterial limits shall be tested in conjunction with the drug residue inhibitory substance test.

(3) Drugs. There shall be no positive results on drug residue detection methods analyzed at an officially designated laboratory using examinations in substantial compliance with the standard methods and the official methods.

(4) These standards shall be maintained by the frozen dessert manufacturer through pasteurization.

(B) Bulk loads of raw milk and milk products shall be pasteurized in accordance with rule 901:11-3-05 of the Administrative Code at the receiving plant prior to use in the manufacturing of finished products.

(C) Bulk loads of pasteurized milk or milk products shall be re-pasteurized in accordance with rule 901:11-3-05 of the Administrative Code at the receiving plant prior to use in the manufacturing of finished products.

(D) Frozen desserts made from pasteurized milk or milk products shall meet the following standards:

(1) Temperature. After pasteurization the milk and milk products shall be cooled to forty-five degrees Fahrenheit (seven degrees Celsius) or less.

(2) Bacterial limits. The milk and milk products shall not exceed three-hundred thousand parts per milliliter. The test for bacterial limits shall be tested in conjunction with the drug residue inhibitory substance test.

(3) Coliform. The milk and milk products shall not exceed ten parts per milliliter.

(4) Drugs. There shall be no positive results on drug residue detection methods analyzed at an officially designated laboratory using examinations in substantial compliance with the standard methods and the official methods.

(5) Phosphatase. The milk and milk products shall not exceed three hundred and fifty milliunits per liter using examinations in substantial compliance with the standard methods and the official methods.

Replaces: 901:11-3-04

Effective: 6/16/2018
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 06/16/2023
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 917.02
Rule Amplifies: 917.02
Prior Effective Dates: 09/20/2004, 06/06/2005, 10/15/2007