Cal. Code Regs. Tit. 3, § 553 - Procedures for Designation

Current through Register 2022 Notice Reg. No. 14, April 8, 2022

(a) A designation of a laboratory or laboratories by the Department will be based upon a combination of the following criteria:
(1) Accuracy of analytical procedure.
(2) Capability of laboratory or laboratories in terms of time and frequency of analyses.
(3) Lowest cost of service to be performed.
(b) Whenever there is a substantial change in circumstances on which designation was predicated, the Department shall be advised by the parties; in such an event, the Department will determine whether a change in designation shall be made.
(c) When, as a result of prescribed written application under provision of section 34231(c) of the Food and Agricultural Code, the Department designates third party testing, such designation shall be deemed operative for the distributor and for all producers shipping to the milk plant affected.


Cal. Code Regs. Tit. 3, § 553

Note: Authority cited: Sections 407 and 34231, Food and Agricultural Code. Reference: Sections 34921, 34233 and 34301, Food and Agricultural Code.

1. Amendment of section heading and section and new Note filed 2-15-2007; operative 3-17-2007 (Register 2007, No. 7).

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