2010 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 97. Food regulation.
97.50 Adulterated, insanitary milk.

97.50

97.50 Adulterated, insanitary milk.

97.50(1)

(1) Insanitary milk. Milk which is drawn from cows kept in a filthy or unclean condition; or milk drawn from any sick cow or cow having running sores; or milk drawn from cows fed unwholesome food or on refuse or slops from distilleries or vinegar factories, unless such refuse or slop is mixed with other dry sanitary grain or feed to a consistency of thick mash; or milk drawn from cows within 15 days before or 5 days after calving; or milk which is drawn from cows that are kept in barns or stables which are not reasonably well lighted and ventilated, or that are kept in barns or stables that are filthy from an accumulation of animal feces and excreta or from any other cause; or milk to which has been added or into which has been introduced any coloring matter or chemical or preservative or deleterious or filthy substance; or milk kept or transported in dirty, rusty or open-seamed cans or other utensils; or milk that is stale, putrescent or putrid; or milk to which has been added any unclean or unwholesome substance; or milk contaminated by being kept in stables or barns occupied by animals, or kept exposed in dirty, foul or unclean places or conditions, is declared to be insanitary milk.

97.50(2)

(2) Insanitary cream. Cream produced from insanitary milk; or cream produced by the use of a cream separator, which had not been thoroughly cleansed and scalded after last previous use; or cream produced by the use of a cream separator placed or stationed in any unclean or filthy place or in any building containing a stable wherein animals are kept, unless such separator is so shielded by partition from the stable portion of such building as to be free from all foul or noxious air or gases which issue or may issue from such place or stable; or cream that is stale, putrescent or putrid; or cream that is kept or transported in dirty, rusty or open-seamed cans or other utensils; or cream that has been kept exposed to foul or noxious air or gases in barns occupied by animals, or in foul or unclean places or conditions, is hereby declared to be insanitary cream.

97.50(3)

(3) Adulterated milk. Any insanitary milk or any milk containing less than 3% of milk fat; or milk containing less than 8.25% of milk solids not fat; or milk which contains or to which has been added or into which has been introduced any foreign substance is adulterated milk.

97.50(4)

(4) Adulterated cream. Any insanitary cream or any cream containing less than 18% of milk fat; or any cream produced from adulterated milk; or any cream which contains or to which has been added or into which has been introduced any foreign substance is adulterated cream.

97.50(5)

(5) Sale of certain pasteurized milk or cream not prohibited. This section does not prohibit the sale of pasteurized milk or cream to which viscogen or sucrate of lime has been added solely for the purpose of restoring the viscosity, if the same be distinctly labeled in such manner as to advise the purchaser of its true character.

97.50(6)

(6) Sale of certain skim milk not prohibited. This section does not prohibit the sale of skim milk when the same is sold as and for "skim milk".

97.50 - ANNOT.

Cross Reference: See also ch. ATCP 60, Wis. adm. code.

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