2012 Wisconsin Statutes & Annotations
97. Food regulation.
97.175 Butter and cheese grader license requirements.

WI Stat § 97.175 (2012 through Act 45) What's This?

97.175 Butter and cheese grader license requirements.

97.175(1)(1) In this section and ss. 97.176 and 97.177, "butter grader" or "cheese grader" means a person who grades butter or cheese.

97.175(2) (2) No person may act as a butter grader or a cheese grader without a license granted by the department. A person desiring a license shall apply on a form furnished by the department and shall pay to the department a fee that is $50 unless otherwise established by department rule, except that an individual who is eligible for the veterans fee waiver program under s. 45.44 is not required to pay a fee. Before issuing a license, the department shall require the applicant to demonstrate his or her competence to act as a butter grader or a cheese grader in a manner determined by the department. A license expires on September 30 of the 2nd year commencing after the date of issuance.

97.175(3) (3) Butter graders and cheese graders must act in accordance with the standards and requirements established under ss. 93.07, 97.176 and 97.177.

97.175(4) (4) The department may deny, suspend or revoke a license under this section by an order if the department finds that the applicant or licensee is not qualified to act as a butter grader or cheese grader or that the applicant or licensee has applied inaccurate grades or has obtained the license by fraud, perjury or through error. The department shall notify the applicant or licensee of the order and shall follow the procedures for issuing a special order under s. 93.18.

History: 1983 a. 131; 1987 a. 27; 1991 a. 39; 2011 a. 209.

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