Md. Code Regs. - Labeling of Farmstead Cheese

A farmstead cheese processor shall:

A. Ensure all labels for a farmstead cheese product conform to the standards and requirements established by:
(1) The Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, 21 USC, §§341 - 350 f;
(2) The Nutrition Labeling and Education Act of 1990 (Public Law 101-535);
(3) 21 CFR Parts 101 and 133; and
(4) Health-General Article, §21-424, Annotated Code of Maryland; and
B. Conspicuously mark each package containing farmstead cheese with the:
(1) Name of the product;
(2) Name of the manufacturer that made the farmstead cheese;
(3) Address of the manufacturer if:
(a) Listed in the local phone book, the address may consist of the city and state; or
(b) Not listed in the local phone book, the street address shall be included;
(4) Plant license number;
(5) Each ingredient in order of predominance;
(6) Net weight of the product in English and metric units;
(7) Batch identification of the product;
(8) Required nutritional information;
(9) Statement:
(a) "Cured or aged for 60 days at a temperature not less than 35°F;" or
(b) A variation of this phrase that conveys the fact that the product has been aged at least 60 days; and
(10) Statement that the milk was not pasteurized, using terms such as "raw milk" or "notpasteurized."


Md. Code Regs.
Regulation .11 adopted effective 43:6 Md. R. 407, eff.3/28/2016

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