(a)  Only Grade "A" pasteurized milk and milk products shall be used for campers and staffing in resident camps.  The term "milk products" shall mean milk products as defined in 15A NCAC 18A .1200.  Copies of 15A NCAC 18A .1200 may be obtained from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Division of Environmental Health, 1632 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC  27699-1632.

(b)  The mixing of cream and milk or the pouring of either into jars, bottles or other containers for storage is prohibited.  Where meals are served in a communal or family type dining area, milk may be served by pouring it into individual glasses or cups from original containers of not more than one-gallon capacity, which have been provided by a milk distributor.  The milk remaining in the container shall be immediately refrigerated and used for cooking purposes only.  The transfer of milk from its original container into any type of container other than glasses or cups as specified in this Rule is prohibited.

(c)  Bulk milk dispenser containers, as received from the distributor, shall be sealed, labeled with the name and grade of the contents and identity of the distributor. 

(d)  Milk and milk products shall be stored in a sanitary manner and shall be kept refrigerated, except when being served. Milk containers shall not be completely submerged in water.  Nothing in the rules in this Section shall prohibit the placement of milk and milk products on ice while on display or being served.

(e)  Reconstituted dry milk and dry milk products may be used in instant desserts and whipped products, or for cooking and baking purposes.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A-235; 130A-248;

Eff. October 1, 2007.