Or. Admin. R. 603-024-0035 - Definitions and Standards for Cheeses and Cheese Products

(1) The definitions and standards of identity, optional ingredients, and labeling requirements for cottage cheese, cottage cheese/dry curd, lowfat cottage cheese and other cheese and cheese products shall be those specified in OAR 603-024-0017.
(2) Coliform standards for cottage cheese, cottage cheese/dry curd and lowfat cottage cheese shall be determined by computing the number of coliform organisms by the Agar Plate Method upon examination of the last five samples taken on separate days during the sampling period. Compliance with the coliform standard shall be deemed to have been met if the number of coliform organisms do not exceed ten per gram per sample in more than two of the last five samples. No enforcement action is taken if the last sample is within the standard.
(3) The weights and measures packaging and labeling requirements for cheese, cheese products, cottage cheese and all types or varieties of cottage cheese shall be, those specified in OAR 603-027-0105, and the weights and measures requirements as to methods of sale of cheese, cheese products, cottage cheese and all types or varieties of cottage cheese shall be those specified in OAR 603-027-0206.

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Or. Admin. R. 603-024-0035
AD 946(13-71), f. & ef. 9-1-71; AD 1016(6-74), f. 1-30-74, ef. 12-31-74; AD 1075(21-75), f. & ef. 12-31-75; AD 8-1980, f. & ef. 11-20-80; AD 12-1984, f. & ef. 9-24-84; AD 21-1993, f. & cert. ef. 12-15-93; DOA 6-2002, f. & cert. ef. 1-28-02

Publications: Publications referenced are available from the agency.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 561.190, ORS 621.060, ORS 621.311 & ORS 621.405

Stats. Implemented: ORS 616.230

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