(A) "Breed milk" means milk produced by cattle of a recognized breed of cattle which are in herds composed exclusively of such cattle and for which certificates of an official representative of the state association of breeders of such cattle are on file with the Ohio department of agriculture.
(B) The minimum butterfat content of standardized breed milk shall not be less than 3.25 per cent butterfat, or the butterfat content declared on the container, whichever is the highest.
(C) No person shall sell, offer for sale, or expose for sale breed milk unless he keeps on file and available for inspection by the Ohio department of agriculture:
(1) A list of producers whose milk he is using to be sold as breed milk;
(2) The monthly milk production and butterfat tests of each such producer; and
(3) The monthly amount of milk sold under this breed designation. These records shall be maintained for a period of ninety days.
(D) Nothing in this regulation prohibits the use of a breed name in the corporate or firm name of any dairy distributor, provided the breed name shall not appear on the label in any type larger than the remainder of the distributor's name.
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 11/24/2015 and 02/21/2021
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 917.02
Rule Amplifies: 917.02; 917.05 ; 3715.02
Prior Effective Dates: 12/16/1976, 07/22/2005