All final delivery containers used for the sale of fluid milk
or any product of fluid milk for which a standard of identity has been
established shall be plainly labeled and marked as described in OAR
603-024-0017 and the requirements listed below:
If the contents are raw:
The words "This product has not been
pasteurized, may contain disease producing organisms", immediately preceding or
following the standard of identity name as set forth in OAR
(b) The wording
prescribed in subsection (a) of this section shall be in bold-face type not
less than one-fourth (1/4) inch in height; and
(c) The wording prescribed in subsection (a)
of this section shall not be obscured either wholly or in part by the open date
labeling (pull date) or the price declarations.
(2) Raw milk and raw milk products displayed
for sale at retail shall not be commingled with pasteurized milk or pasteurized
milk products and shall be physically separated therefrom.
(3) The phrase "within the limits of good
manufacturing practice" refers to a reasonable deviation from the declared
standard or label claim.
Identity of the milk plant at which the contents are pasteurized and bottled.
In case of a nonprocessing distributor, a code number assigned by the
department may be used in lieu of the name and address of the milk plant at
which the milk is pasteurized and bottled.
The label shall show the list of
ingredients, including the common name of edible stabilizers or emulsifiers if
stabilizers or emulsifiers have been added. When modified starch is added as an
optional ingredient, the product name on the principal display panel shall be
immediately followed by the terms "with starch" or "with starch added". The
following product grouping may be listed by their common name:
(a) Skim milk, concentrated skim milk, and
nonfat dry milk may be declared as "skim milk";
(b) Milk,concentrated milk, and dried milk
may be declared as "milk";
Bacterial cultures may be declared by the word "cultured" followed by the name
of the substrate; e.g., "made from cultured skim milk or cultured
buttermilk, concentrated sweetcream buttermilk, and dried sweetcream buttermilk
may be declared as "buttermilk";
(e) Cheese whey, concentrated cheese whey,
and dried cheese whey may be declared as "whey";
(f) Cream, dried cream, and plastic cream
(sometimes known as concentrated milkfat) may be declared as "cream";
(g) Butteroil and anhydrous butterfat may be
declared as "butter";
whole eggs, frozen whole eggs, and liquid whole eggs may be declared as
(i) Dried egg whites,
frozen egg whites, and liquid egg whites may be declared as "egg
(j) Dried egg yolks,
frozen egg yolks, and liquid egg yolks may be declared as "egg
(k) Sugar (sucrose) shall
be declared as "sugar", and invert sugar may be declared as "sugar".
(6) Sweeteners derived from corn
may be declared as "corn sweeteners".
(7) Labeled grade of milk product shall not
be higher than the lowest grade of any one constituent of fluid milk of which
it is composed.
statement and illustration on final delivery containers for comparing the
mineral and vitamin nutritive value of fluid milk or milk products are
identified in OAR 603-024-0017
with each other of other foods shall be
accompanied by a statement identifying the source of the labeled nutritive