Md. Code Regs. 10.15.09.13 - Labeling

Current through Register Vol. 49, No. 8, April 8, 2022

A. A permittee shall ensure that milk product labels conform to the standards and requirements established by:
(1) The Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, 21 U.S.C, §§ 341-350f
(2) The Nutrition Labeling and Education Act of 1990 ( Public Law 101-535 );
(3) 21 CFR Parts 101, 130, 131, 133, and 170-189;
(4) The Grade "A" Pasteurized Milk Ordinance Section 4; and
(5) Health-General Article, §§ 21-422, 21-424, and 21-425, Annotated Code of Maryland.
B. A milk processor shall conspicuously mark each package containing manufactured milk products with:
(1) The name of the product;
(2) The name of the manufacturer;
(3) The address of the manufacturer:
(a) If listed in the local phone book, the address may consist of the city and state;
(b) If not listed in the local phone book, the street address shall be included;
(4) Each ingredient in order of predominance;
(5) The net weight of the product in English and metric units;
(6) The batch identification of the product;
(7) Required nutritional information;
(8) If the product is made by reconstitution or recombination, the word "reconstituted" or "recombined" as applicable;
(9) If the product is or is made from milk from a hooved mammal other than cattle, the common name of the hooved mammal producing the milk preceding the name of the milk or milk product;
(10) In the case of condensed or dry milk products, if distributed by another party, the name and address of the distributor shown by a statement such as "Distributed by"; and
(11) The word "Heat-Treated" for heat-treated milk and milk products.
C. A milk producer shall label all cans of raw milk from the producer's dairy farm with the milk producer's name or permit number.

Notes

Md. Code Regs. 10.15.09.13
Regulation .13 adopted effective 46:10 Md. R. 485, eff. 5/20/2019

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