Oregon Statutes - Chapter 621 - Milk; Dairy Products; Substitutes - Section 621.418 - Standards for imitation milk products; sale of nonstandard imitation milk prohibited.

(1) The State Department of Agriculture shall establish official state standards of quality and identity for imitation milk products in the manner prescribed in ORS 632.900 to 632.935.

(2) In establishing standards of quality and identity for imitation milk products, the department shall consider, in addition to other factors:

(a) The composition and purity of the product ingredients;

(b) The nutritional value of the fats, nonfat solids, vitamins, minerals or other ingredients affecting the food value of the product; and

(c) The degree of sanitation maintained for buildings, equipment and personnel involved in the production, processing and distribution of the product.

(3) A person shall not sell or offer for sale an imitation milk product that does not conform to a standard of quality and identity established by the department. [1969 c.149 §§3,4; 1999 c.197 §52; 2003 c.14 §373]

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