The sampling and testing procedures to be
followed by the Department and other persons affected thereby, shall be in
accordance with the requirements and procedures set forth in OAR 603-024-0323
except as otherwise prescribed in OAR 603-024-0500
(2) In the sampling of milk, at least four
ounces of milk shall be drawn by a licensed sampler.
(3) The licensed sampler shall immediately
divide (split) such sample with the producer whose milk is being sampled and
tested, by placing approximately one-half of the milk in a separate jar
containing a preservative tablet furnished by the Department for this specific
(4) The licensed sampler
shall immediately fill out a sample form, furnished by the Department. Such
form shall be signed by both the producer and the licensed sampler immediately
after the sample is taken.
sample to be forwarded to the Department shall be placed in the shipping
container furnished by the Department. The licensed sampler shall write the
sample date, initial, or sign the seal, and then witness the act of the
producer also placing his initial or signature thereon, as further provided or
required by the Department.
producer shall, within 24 hours after the sample is taken as prescribed in this
rule, mail the container and sample at his own expense, to the
sampler shall handle and dispose of the handler's or dealer's portion of the
milk sampled, as prescribed and required in regulations OAR