39-6-1Definition of terms.

Terms used in this chapter mean:

(1)    "Department," the Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources;

(2)    "Grade A milk," milk produced in accordance with the standards set forth in regulations promulgated pursuant to the authority granted in § 39-6-9 and that is not subject to the requirements for manufacturing grade milk or raw milk for human consumption;

(3)    "Manufacturing grade milk," any milk or milk product that is produced for processing and manufacturing into products for human consumption in accordance with the standards set by rules promulgated pursuant to the authority granted in §§ 39-6-9 and 40-32-18 and that is not subject to the requirements for Grade A milk or raw milk for human consumption;

(4)    "Milk," the lacteal secretion, practically free from colostrum, obtained by the milking of one or more healthy cows, that contains not less than eight and one-fourth percent solids-not-fat and not less than three and one-fourth percent milk fat;

(5)    "Milk case" or "dairy case," any wire or plastic case or container that holds sixteen quarts or more of milk or milk products and is used by restaurants, retailers, or their agents as a means to transport, store, or carry milk or milk products;

(6)    "Raw milk for human consumption," the lacteal secretion, practically free from colostrum, obtained by the milking of one or more healthy cows, goats, sheep, or other hooved mammals that has not been pasteurized or homogenized and is packaged for human consumption. The term also includes raw cream intended for human consumption;

(7)    "Secretary," the secretary of agriculture and natural resources.

Source: SL 1955, ch 67, § 1; SDC Supp 1960, § 4.2001; SL 1963, ch 7; SL 1991, ch 330, § 1; SL 2015, ch 207, § 1; SL 2021, ch 1 (Ex. Ord. 21-3), § 51, eff. Apr. 19, 2021.