§ 3.1-424. (Repealed effective October 1, 2008) Sterilization of cans and other receptacles used as container...
No person, company, or corporation shall furnish or provide any can or other receptacle used for the purpose of transporting milk, cream or ice cream intended for human consumption or for manufacture into a product for human consumption, nor shall any person, company or corporation use any cans or other receptacles for the purpose of transporting milk, cream or ice cream intended for human consumption or for the manufacture into a product for human consumption, unless such can or other receptacle and the cover or stopple thereto be thoroughly cleansed and sterilized by the use of hot water or steam, or both hot water and steam, before such can or other receptacle is delivered to the person who is to fill same, or before such can or other receptacle is used for the purpose of transporting milk, cream or ice cream, as above set out.
Every person, company or corporation who receives milk, cream or ice cream, which is delivered in cans, bottles or other receptacles shall thoroughly cleanse and sterilize such receptacle with hot water or steam, or both hot water and steam, as soon as practicable after the contents are removed, and before such receptacles are returned to the shippers or persons from whom the same were received; provided, that when milk, cream and ice cream is delivered in bottles and cans to school cafeterias, confectioneries and similar eating places which are not adequately provided with boiling water or live steam for the purpose of sterilization, in lieu of sterilization by the use of boiling water or live steam such bottles, cans, et cetera, may be cleansed with clean warm water and rinsed in a chlorine solution of 100 parts per million of available chlorine.
Any person who is convicted for violating any of the provisions of this section shall be fined the sum of five dollars for each bottle, can or other receptacle furnished or used which has not been cleansed and sterilized as herein provided.
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