901:11-4-01 Definitions.

As used in rules 901:11-4-01 to 901:11-4-13 of the Administrative Code:

(A) "Clean-in-place" and its acronym CIP mean the procedure by which sanitary pipeline pieces of dairy equipment are mechanically cleaned where used without dismantling.

(B) "Conveyance" means the tank portion of a bulk milk transport tank truck or in the case of a can truck, the enclosed portion of the truck used to house and transport the producer can milk.

(C) "Department" means the Ohio department of agriculture.

(D) "Director" means the director of agriculture or an official, employee, or contractor of the department of agriculture designated by the director of agriculture.

(E) "Direct farm delivery" means the delivery of raw milk to a processing facility by the licensed producer who produced the raw milk.

(F) "Hauler" or "milk hauler" means a person who owns or leases a tank or conveyance used to transport raw milk, but does not include a producer transporting raw milk that the producer has produced.

(G) "License" or "registration" means a license or registration issued by the director as provided in section 917.09 of the Revised Code.

(H) "Milk" means:

(1) The lacteal secretion practically free from colostrum obtained by the complete milking of one or more healthy cows; or

(2) The lacteal secretion practically free from colostrum obtained by the complete milking of one or more healthy goats; or

(3) The lacteal secretion practically free from colostrum obtained by the complete milking of one or more healthy sheep.

(I) "Related multi-use equipment" means the bulk milk transport tanker's hoses, pumps, and fittings and the sample case, dipper and thermometer used by the weigher, sampler.

(J) "Sanitization", "sanitizing" or "sanitize" means the application of any effective method or substance to a clean surface for the destruction of pathogens, and other microorganisms as far as is practicable. Such treatments shall not adversely affect the equipment, the milk and\or milk products, or the health of consumers and shall be acceptable to the director.

(K) "Weigher, sampler, or tester" means a person who, in order to determine volume, weight, or composition for the purpose of determining price, weighs, samples or tests, either of the following but does not include testers for drug residue analysis:

(1) Milk at a dairy farm; or

(2) Milk or cream purchased by a dealer from a milk producer or co-operative.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 05/08/2012 and 05/08/2017
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 917.01
Rule Amplifies: 917.01
Prior Effective Dates: 11/18/02, 06/06/05, 05/15/2007