SUBCHAPTER 42C ‑ MILK AND WATER LABORATORY CERTIFICATION
10A NCAC 42C .0101 MILK LABORATORY CERTIFICATION
Milk laboratories are certified by this laboratory in cooperation with the United States Food and Drug Administration to perform bacteriological examinations on milk or milk products shipped interstate, as required by the United States Public Health Service Standard Milk Ordinance and Code, which is adopted by reference in 15A NCAC 18A .1200. A certified laboratory may be one under the direct supervision of the state or a local health department, or may be a milk plant laboratory, if the request for certification is made through the local health department. Certification is based on periodic laboratory surveys and on test results of split samples sent to each participating laboratory.
History Note: Authority G.S. 130A‑88;
Eff. July 1, 1985;
Amended Eff. September 1, 1990.