901:11-5-13 Emulsified cheese, process cheese.

(A) "Emulsified cheese" or "process cheese" means the modified cheese made by comminuting and mixing one or more lots of cheese into a homogeneous mass, with the aid of heat, with or without the addition of water, and with not more than three percent by weight of a suitable emulsifying agent, which contain not more than forty percent of water and in the water-free substance, not less than fifty percent of milkfat.

(B) "Emulsified_______________cheese", or "processed_______________cheese", the blank being filled in with the varietal name of a cheese, mean the modified cheese made by comminuting and mixing one or more lots of the indicated variety of cheese into a homogeneous mass, with the aid of heat, with or without the addition of water, and with not more than three by weight of a suitable emulsifying agent, which conforms to the limits for fat and moisture for cheese of the named variety.

Effective: 06/11/2010
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 03/23/2010 and 06/10/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 917.02
Rule Amplifies: 917.02 , 917.05 , 3715.02
Prior Effective Dates: 12/16/76, 07/22/2005