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 per cent by weight of a suitable emulsifying agent, which contains not more than forty per centof water and in the water-free substance, not less than fifty per cent of milkfat.

(B) "Emulsified _______________ cheese," or "processed ________________ cheese," the blank being filled in with the varietal name of a cheese, means 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: 2/21/2016
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