12:81:08:14. Utensils and equipment. Utensils and equipment used in the handling of milk must be maintained as follows:
(1) Utensils, milking machines, pipeline systems, farm bulk tanks, and other equipment used in the handling of milk must be maintained in good condition; free from rust, open seams, milkstone, or any unsanitary conditions; washed, rinsed, sanitized, and drained after each milking; stored in suitable facilities; and sanitized immediately before use with at least 50 parts per million chlorine solution or its equivalent.
(2) Single-service articles, such as strainer pads, parchment papers, gaskets, and similar items, must be stored in a cabinet or sealed container and protected against contamination. Single-service articles may not be reused.
Source: 41 SDR 218, effective June 30, 2015.
General Authority: SDCL 39-6-9(9), 39-6-9(12), 40-32-18(5), 40-32-18(6).
Law Implemented: SDCL 39-6-9(9), 39-6-9(12), 40-32-18(5), 40-32-18(6).
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