assembly Bill A2153

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides that only products containing one hundred percent milk may use the term "milk" on labels and advertisements

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to consumer affairs and protection
May 07, 2013 held for consideration in consumer affairs and protection
Jan 09, 2013 referred to consumer affairs and protection

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A2153 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 16-A ยงยง266 & 267, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A4048
2011-2012: A2772
2015-2016: A2361
2017-2018: A6052
2019-2020: A8144
2021-2022: A507

A2153 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that only products containing one hundred percent milk may use the term "milk" on labels and advertisements; such restriction shall allow for vitamin additives and shall not be prohibited.

A2153 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  2153

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. CROUCH, KOLB, HAWLEY, BARCLAY, FINCH -- read once
  and referred to the Committee on Consumer Affairs and Protection

AN  ACT  to  amend the general business law, in relation to the sale and
  labeling of milk

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new article
16-A to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 16-A
                        SALE AND LABELING OF MILK
SECTION 266. DEFINITIONS.
        267. SELLING AND LABELING OF MILK.
  S  266.  DEFINITIONS.  FOR  THE PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE: "MILK" SHALL
MEAN A WHITISH LIQUID CONTAINING PROTEINS, FATS,  LACTOSE,  AND  VARIOUS
VITAMINS  AND  MINERALS THAT IS PRODUCED BY THE MAMMARY GLANDS OF FEMALE
COWS, GOATS, OR OTHER ANIMALS, USED AS FOOD BY  HUMANS;  INCLUDING  SUCH
LIQUID, AS DESCRIBED HEREIN, AS MAY BE ALTERED BY VITAMIN ADDITIVES.
  S  267.  SELLING  AND LABELING OF MILK.   ONLY PRODUCTS CONTAINING ONE
HUNDRED PERCENT MILK, AS DEFINED IN SECTION  TWO  HUNDRED  SIXTY-SIX  OF
THIS ARTICLE, SHALL USE THE TERM "MILK" ON ANY LABEL OR ADVERTISEMENT OF
SUCH  PRODUCT.  THE TERM "MILK" MAY BE USED IN THE NUTRITIONAL NOTATIONS
OF ANY PRODUCT WHERE APPROPRIATE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of October next  succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06379-01-3