Department of Agriculture - Ohio Manufacture Milk Rules - Cooling.


Published: 2016-02-21

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(A) A manufacture milk producer shall do one of the following:

(1) In the case of manufacture milk that is stored in cans on a manufacture milk producer's farm, cool the milk to and store it at a temperature of sixty degrees Fahrenheit (sixteen degrees Celsius) or lower within two hours after completion of the milking; or

(2) In the case of manufacture milk that is stored in a bulk tank on the manufacture milk producer's farm, cool the milk to and store it at a temperature of fifty degrees Fahrenheit (ten degrees Celsius) or lower within two hours after completion of the milking.

(B) Manufacture milk stored in accordance with paragraph (A)(1) of this rule shall be used exclusively in the manufacture of cheese.

(C) This rule does not apply to raw milk that is delivered to a manufacture milk plant not later than two hours after completion of milking.