12:05:06:01. Minimum samples required. Monthly samples of raw milk for processing must be taken from each producer and monthly samples of raw milk for processing must be taken from each milk plant after receipt of the milk by the milk plant and before processing. In addition, during any consecutive six months, at least four samples of processed milk and at least four samples of each milk product must be taken from every milk plant. Samples of milk and milk products must be taken while they are in possession of the producer, processor, or distributor at any time before final delivery. Samples of milk and milk products from dairy retail stores, food service establishments, grocery stores, and other places where milk products are sold shall be examined as determined by the secretary. The results of such examinations must be used to determine compliance with the Grade "A" Pasteurized Milk Ordinance and this chapter. Proprietors of such establishments shall furnish the secretary, on request, with the names of all the distributors from whom the milk or milk products are obtained.
Source: SL 1975, ch 16, § 1; 7 SDR 34, effective October 13, 1980; 12 SDR 128, 12 SDR 154, effective July 1, 1986; 25 SDR 85, effective December 20, 1998; 28 SDR 177, effective June 27, 2002; 35 SDR 183, effective February 2, 2009; 46 SDR 46, effective October 8, 2019.
General Authority: SDCL 39-6-9.
Law Implemented: SDCL 39-6-6, 39-6-9, 39-6-11.
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