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Chapter 288 - DAIRY INDUSTRY
Act 169 of 1929 ‑ Repealed-DAIRY PRODUCTS (288.1 - 288.15)
Act 233 of 1965 ‑ Repealed-FLUID MILK ACT OF 1965 (288.21 - 288.29a)
Act 139 of 1939 ‑ Repealed-BREED NAMES OF DAIRY CATTLE (288.41 - 288.45)
Act 212 of 1935 ‑ Repealed-MILK FAT TEST LAW (288.51 - 288.60)
Act 216 of 1956 ‑ Repealed-MILK AND MILK PRODUCTS (288.71 - 288.83)
Act 222 of 1913 ‑ Repealed-MANUFACTURING MILK ACT (288.101 - 288.117)
Act 91 of 1962 ‑ Repealed-PROCESSING DAIRY PRODUCTS BY STEAM INFUSION (288.121 - 288.126)
Act 291 of 1947 ‑ Repealed-PASTEURIZATION OF MILK AND MILK PRODUCTS (288.131 - 288.137)
Act 45 of 1967 ‑ Repealed-PASTEURIZATION OF MILK AND MILK PRODUCTS (288.141 - 288.149)
Act 293 of 1945 ‑ Repealed-PASTEURIZATION OF MILK AND OTHER DAIRY PRODUCTS (288.151 - 288.153)
Act 93 of 1915 ‑ Repealed-PASTEURIZATION OF BY-PRODUCTS (288.161 - 288.162)
Act 330 of 1945 ‑ Repealed-MICHIGAN FILLED MILK ACT (288.171 - 288.177)
Act 96 of 1919 ‑ Repealed-OFFICIAL CREAM TESTER (288.181 - 288.184)
Act 155 of 1939 ‑ Repealed-OVERRUN IN MANUFACTURE OF BUTTER; RECORDS (288.201 - 288.206)
Act 211 of 1955 ‑ Repealed-BUTTER GRADING AND LABELING (288.211 - 288.217)
Act 243 of 1903 ‑ Repealed-RENOVATED BUTTER (288.221 - 288.223)
Act 22 of 1901 ‑ Repealed-IMITATION BUTTER (288.241 - 288.242)
Act 63 of 1913 ‑ Repealed-OLEOMARGARINE OR MARGARINE (288.251 - 288.257)
Act 45 of 1891 ‑ Repealed-BUTTER SUBSTITUTES IN PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS (288.261 - 288.262)
Act 30 of 1923 ‑ Repealed-CHEESE (288.281 - 288.284)
Act 222 of 1931 ‑ Repealed-MICHIGAN ICE CREAM ACT (288.301 - 288.315)
Act 298 of 1968 ‑ Repealed-FROZEN DESSERTS ACT OF 1968 (288.321 - 288.334)
Act 154 of 1915 ‑ Repealed-STANDARD MILK BOTTLES (288.351 - 288.353)
Act 257 of 1911 ‑ Repealed-OPENING OR INTERFERING WITH MILK BOTTLES (288.371 - 288.372)
Act 124 of 1957 ‑ Repealed-FARM BULK MILK TANKS (288.381 - 288.391)
Act 235 of 1961 ‑ Repealed-IMITATION CREAM (288.401 - 288.406)
Act 77 of 1977 ‑ Repealed-POLYBROMINATED BIPHENYL CONTAMINATION (288.421 - 288.436)
Act 220 of 1983 ‑ Repealed-SILOS TREATED WITH POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS (288.451 - 288.454)
Act 266 of 2001 ‑ GRADE A MILK LAW OF 2001 (288.471 - 288.540)
     266‑2001‑I ‑ ARTICLE I (288.471...288.477)
          Section 288.471 ‑ Short title.
          Section 288.472 ‑ Definitions; A.
          Section 288.473 ‑ Definitions; B to G.
          Section 288.474 ‑ Definitions; I to M.
          Section 288.475 ‑ Definitions; M to O.
          Section 288.476 ‑ Definitions; P to S.
          Section 288.477 ‑ Definitions; T to W.
     266‑2001‑II ‑ ARTICLE II (288.490...288.495)
          Section 288.490 ‑ Administration of act and promulgation of rules; adoption and incorporation by reference of pasteurized milk ordinance; "regulatory agency" amended; water for milk operations and purposes.
          Section 288.491 ‑ Imposition of different standards or requirements prohibited; out-of-state produced milk or milk products.
          Section 288.492 ‑ Inspecting, sampling, and investigating conditions; authority of director to enter premises or vehicles.
          Section 288.493 ‑ Seizure; procedures.
          Section 288.494 ‑ Declaration of imminent health hazard; findings; prohibited conduct; dairy animals classified as tuberculosis reactors.
          Section 288.495 ‑ Repeal of MCL 288.21 to 288.29a and R 285.408.1 to R 285.408.5.
     266‑2001‑III ‑ ARTICLE III (288.500...288.505)
          Section 288.500 ‑ Licensing required; prohibited conduct; compliance with act; temporary license or permit; state agencies operating dairy facilities; applicant for initial grade A dairy farm permit; examination of books, records, and accounts; applicants for permits or licenses; milk products manufactured at retail food establishments.
          Section 288.501 ‑ Milk plant license; application; form; renewal; fees; deposit; new construction, remodeling, and equipment changes; late fee; total fees.
          Section 288.502 ‑ Certified industry farm inspectors; license fee; requirements.
          Section 288.503 ‑ Activities requiring license or permit; fees; license renewals; application for initial grade A dairy farm permit; rates; payment; submission of invoice by milk buyer; assessment of plan review fee; fee for consecutive reinspections.
          Section 288.503a ‑ Receipt of completed application; issuance of license within certain time period; "completed application" defined.
          Section 288.504 ‑ Temporary license or permit.
          Section 288.505 ‑ Special license fees or taxes.
     266‑2001‑IV ‑ ARTICLE IV (288.510...288.518)
          Section 288.510 ‑ Purchasing milk for resale or manufacture into another product; payment; manner; dates; issuance of check; notation.
          Section 288.511 ‑ Security device as condition to issuance and maintenance of license; exemption.
          Section 288.512 ‑ Milk plant not providing security device; audited or verified financial statement; requirements.
          Section 288.513 ‑ Other forms of security; terms and conditions; value.
          Section 288.514 ‑ Prepayment.
          Section 288.515 ‑ Cancellation or modification of security device; milk plant as first receiving point for milk; milk sold in interstate commerce; choice of independent audit or voluntary security modification; cost of audit; payment; failure of milk plant to meet minimum liquidity requirement.
          Section 288.516 ‑ Change in security device; circumstances; decision by department to require modification of security device; notice to producers shipping milk.
          Section 288.517 ‑ Breach of secured obligation; filing verified proof of claim or evidence of default; entry of department order requiring creditors to file claims; publication of order; audit by department; order allowing or disallowing each claim; collection of amount from licensee or surety to satisfy claims; action by attorney general; award of interest; other lien, security, or priority.
          Section 288.518 ‑ License issued, renewed, or modified; notice to producers delivering milk; form.
     266‑2001‑V ‑ ARTICLE V (288.520...288.530)
          Section 288.520 ‑ Conduct resulting in revocation, suspension, or summary suspension of license or permit; administrative action; notice to each producer; time period for licensee or permittee to regain compliance and reinstatement.
          Section 288.521 ‑ Immediate discontinuation of operation; eligibility for reinstatement; order of summary suspension; effect of order during proceedings.
          Section 288.522 ‑ Conduct as misdemeanor; penalty.
          Section 288.523 ‑ Violation of act by producer; sanctions and administrative fines; procedure.
          Section 288.524 ‑ Restraining order.
          Section 288.530 ‑ Packaged milk products; label requirements; advertisements.
     266‑2001‑VI ‑ ARTICLE VI (288.531...288.540)
          Section 288.531 ‑ Bulk milk hauler/sampler; requirements for picking up milk; measurement; pickup record; information; copies; responsibility of driver for official samples.
          Section 288.532 ‑ Bulk milk hauler/sampler; duties.
          Section 288.533 ‑ Bulk milk hauler/sampler; partial pickups; thermometer; sample transfer instrument and transport case; hose port; compliance with pasteurized milk ordinance.
          Section 288.534 ‑ Milk transport truck; requirements.
          Section 288.535 ‑ Farm tank; requirements.
          Section 288.536 ‑ Care and handling of milk samples; substantial compliance.
          Section 288.537 ‑ Analysis; responsibilities; methods; acceptance or rejection.
          Section 288.538 ‑ Pasteurized milk and milk products offered for sale; requirements.
          Section 288.539 ‑ Sell-by date; requirements.
          Section 288.540 ‑ Effective date.
Act 267 of 2001 ‑ MANUFACTURING MILK LAW OF 2001 (288.561 - 288.740)
     Section 288.561 ‑ Short title.
     267‑2001‑I ‑ ARTICLE I (288.570...288.577)
          Section 288.570 ‑ Definitions; A.
          Section 288.571 ‑ Definitions; B, C.
          Section 288.572 ‑ Definitions; D.
          Section 288.573 ‑ Definitions; F to L.
          Section 288.574 ‑ Definitions; M.
          Section 288.575 ‑ Definitions; M.
          Section 288.576 ‑ Definitions; O to R.
          Section 288.577 ‑ Definitions; S to W.
     267‑2001‑3 ‑ ARTICLE 3 (288.590...288.592)
          Section 288.590 ‑ Other standards or requirements; inspection reports; out-of-state milk products.
          Section 288.591 ‑ Repeal of acts; rescission of rules.
          Section 288.592 ‑ Effective date.
     267‑2001‑5 ‑ ARTICLE 5 (288.610...288.611)
          Section 288.610 ‑ Administration of act; rules; incorporation by reference.
          Section 288.611 ‑ Investigations; inspections.
     267‑2001‑7 ‑ ARTICLE 7 (288.630...288.631)
          Section 288.630 ‑ Prohibited acts; standards; compliance.
          Section 288.631 ‑ Testing frequency for dairy products; testing dairy farm water supplies.
     267‑2001‑9 ‑ ARTICLE 9 (288.650...288.651)
          Section 288.650 ‑ Inspecting, sampling, and investigating conditions; authority of director and department.
          Section 288.651 ‑ Seizure of milk, dairy products, or equipment; findings; condemnation or destruction; removal of tag or transfer to another container prohibited.
     267‑2001‑11 ‑ ARTICLE 11 (288.670...288.686)
          Section 288.670 ‑ License or permit.
          Section 288.670a ‑ Receipt of completed application for initial or renewal license; issuance of license within certain time period; "completed application" defined.
          Section 288.670b ‑ "Pasteurized milk ordinance" defined; license to conduct certified industry manufacturing farm inspections; license fee; inspections; authorization by director.
          Section 288.671 ‑ Milk products manufactured at retail food establishments; exemption.
          Section 288.672 ‑ Unlicensed dairy plant or previously denied license dairy plant; application for license; investigation of sanitary conditions.
          Section 288.673 ‑ Noncompliance with act or rule; revocation or suspension of license or permit; administrative fine; notice; findings; operation of business or activity; reinstatement.
          Section 288.674 ‑ Summary suspension of license or permit; findings; compliance and reinstatement; order.
          Section 288.675 ‑ Purchasing milk for resale or manufacture into another product; payment to producer; manner and dates; violation; issuance of check.
          Section 288.676 ‑ Condition to issuance and maintenance of license; security required; exemption.
          Section 288.677 ‑ Audited financial statement.
          Section 288.678 ‑ Other forms of security; request for information from financial and insurance services of department of consumer and industry services.
          Section 288.679 ‑ Cash prepayments.
          Section 288.680 ‑ Cancellation or modification of security by dairy plant; notice required; manner; increase in amount due and accrued; applicability to dairy products in interstate commerce; disclosure of financial and product information; audited financial statement; complaint by producer requesting independent audit; filing; costs; suspension or revocation of dairy plant license; reinstatement.
          Section 288.681 ‑ Change in security device; circumstances requiring dairy plant to provide change or increase; notice sent by department to dairy plant; notice to producers.
          Section 288.682 ‑ Breach of obligation; proof of claim or evidence of default; order requiring filing of claims by creditors; publication of notice; notice of allowance or disallowance; action by attorney general; distribution; other liens, security, or priority.
          Section 288.683 ‑ Notice to producers of type of security device used; form; qualifications for dairy plant license.
          Section 288.684 ‑ Conduct as misdemeanor; penalty.
          Section 288.685 ‑ Selling milk found positive for violative drug residues; sanctions and administrative fines.
          Section 288.686 ‑ Restraining order.
     267‑2001‑13 ‑ ARTICLE 13 (288.690...288.703)
          Section 288.690 ‑ Milk for human consumption; compliance with requirements for eradication of tuberculosis and brucellosis; prohibited sale; disposal; milking barn or milking parlor; yard and loafing area; duties of person obtaining milk from dairy animal; milkhouse or milkroom; dairy farm bulk tank; milk shipping.
          Section 288.691 ‑ Transporting milk; vehicles; duties of licensed bulk milk hauler/sampler; testing of milk by dairy plant, transfer station, or receiving station.
          Section 288.692 ‑ Load samples; testing for violative drug residue; disposal of milk testing positive; identification of producer of milk testing positive; copies of test results; processing or availability of raw milk; milk exceeding certain limits; determining and remedying cause of illegal somatic cell count, temperature, or bacteria; permit suspension; reinstatement; shipping prohibited; duties of milk representative.
          Section 288.693 ‑ Examination of test results and inspection of dairy farms; frequency.
          Section 288.694 ‑ Failure of producer to meet minimum quality standards.
          Section 288.695 ‑ Incoming raw milk and manufactured dairy products; samples.
          Section 288.696 ‑ Pasteurized milk and dairy products; sale; processing as low-acid foods.
          Section 288.697 ‑ “Pasteurization” and “pasteurized”; temperature and time relationships.
          Section 288.698 ‑ Manufacture of cheese; use of unpasteurized milk.
          Section 288.699 ‑ Milk and dairy products; pasteurization required; cooling; equipment; temperature; ingredients added before or after pasteurization; repasteurized condensed milk; design and operation of pasteurization equipment.
          Section 288.700 ‑ Manufacturing milk into dairy product; duties of plant owner or operator.
          Section 288.701 ‑ Manufacturing milk into dairy product; additional duties of plant owner or operator.
          Section 288.702 ‑ Dairy plant employee; requirements.
          Section 288.703 ‑ Owner or operator of dairy plant; duties; package labels; advertising.
     267‑2001‑15 ‑ ARTICLE 15 (288.710...288.719)
          Section 288.710 ‑ Manufacturing dry milk products; duties of plant owner or operator.
          Section 288.711 ‑ Condensed products; temperature; use of surge, balance, or storage tank.
          Section 288.712 ‑ Dry products.
          Section 288.713 ‑ Dry milk product repackaging operator; duties.
          Section 288.714 ‑ Dryers, conveyors, sifters, and storage bins; cleaning.
          Section 288.715 ‑ Manufacturing, processing, and packaging butter; duties of plant owner or operator.
          Section 288.716 ‑ Sale of butter; requirements.
          Section 288.717 ‑ Butter; grading standards.
          Section 288.718 ‑ Butter; chlorinating facilities; contamination prevention; containers or packaging materials.
          Section 288.719 ‑ Parchment liners, wrappers, and other packaging material; protection against contamination.
     267‑2001‑17 ‑ ARTICLE 17 (288.730...288.740)
          Section 288.730 ‑ Cheese; duties of manufacturer or processor.
          Section 288.731 ‑ Manufacturing or processing cheese; pasteurization temperature and time standards; equipment.
          Section 288.732 ‑ Cheese; additional duties of manufacturer or processor.
          Section 288.733 ‑ Supplying processed cheese to filler or slice former; requirements.
          Section 288.734 ‑ Evaporated, condensed, or sterilized dairy products; systems and equipment requirements.
          Section 288.735 ‑ Frozen dessert; pasteurization.
          Section 288.736 ‑ Equipment; compliance with sanitary standards.
          Section 288.737 ‑ Frozen desserts; temperature of dairy products received in fluid form; rerun standards; packaging; labeling.
          Section 288.738 ‑ Nonconforming new frozen dessert or mix; submission of label for review and approval.
          Section 288.739 ‑ Vehicle to transport mix, frozen desserts, and ingredients; construction and operation; cleaning.
          Section 288.740 ‑ Mobile frozen dessert plant; requirements.

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