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Agriculture & Markets (AGM) CHAPTER 69, ARTICLE 4
§ 46-a. Regulations. The commissioner shall, after public hearing,
promulgate definitions and standards for milk and milk products, and for
products other than milk and milk products, which products are similar
in appearance, odor or taste to milk and milk products, together with
rules and regulations for the packaging and labeling of all such
products, and other conditions relating to the manufacture, processing,
packaging, distribution and sale of all such products including
sanitation pertaining to manufacture, processing, handling,
distribution, surroundings, grounds, equipment, personnel and
pasteurization of such products. Such regulations shall apply to all
sources including farms where such milk is produced. A copy of all such
rules and regulations governing sanitation shall be provided to the
state commissioner of health fifteen days prior to the public hearing.
The commissioner is further empowered to promulgate rules and
regulations by which milk may be standardized, including the plants at
which such standardization may be done and may provide that
standardization may be done only at plants which are duly licensed and
specifically approved by the commissioner to perform such
standardization. The commissioner may provide in such rules and
regulations for different standards and labeling for products
manufactured within the state and sold out of state.