917.10 Pasteurization frozen dessert ingredients.

(A) A person who manufactures frozen desserts for sale shall use in the manufacturing only mixtures in which the dairy products, eggs, and any other ingredient specified by the director of agriculture have been pasteurized in accordance with rules governing pasteurization adopted under section 917.02 of the Revised Code. Except as provided in division (B) of this section, pasteurization shall occur at the milk plant where retail packaging occurs. Repasteurization is not required at a retail establishment.

(B) The director may adopt rules authorizing pasteurization at a milk plant other than the plant where retail packaging occurs if the director determines that the frozen dessert is handled, transported, and stored in a manner that the director determines to be safe and suitable.

Effective Date: 10-21-1997