assembly Bill A6052

2017-2018 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 03, 2018 referred to consumer affairs and protection
Feb 23, 2017 referred to consumer affairs and protection

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A6052 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 16-A §§266 & 267, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A4048
2011-2012: A2772
2013-2014: A2153
2015-2016: A2361
2019-2020: A8144
2021-2022: A507

A6052 (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.

A6052 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6052

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 23, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. MAGEE -- 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.
  § 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.
  § 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.
  §  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.
                                                           LBD04551-01-7