SEC. 75-31-3. Dairy products plant; how constructed and equipped.
Sections 75-31-1, 75-31-3, 75-31-5, 75-31-6, 75-31-7, 75-31-9, 75-31-11, 75-31-13, 75-31-15, 75-31-17, 75-31-19, 75-31-21, 75-31-23, 75-31-25, 75-31-27, 75-31-29, 75-31-31, 75-31-33, 75-31-35, 75-31-37, 75-31-39, 75-31-40, 75-31-41, 75-31-43, 75-31-45, 75-31-47, 75-31-49, 75-31-51, 75-31-53, 75-31-55, 75-31-57, 75-31-59, 75-31-61 and 75-31-63, Mississippi Code of 1972, which provide for the regulation of milk and milk products by the Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce, are repealed.
The building in which any dairy products plant is located shall be constructed of sound material. The walls and ceilings shall be constructed in such a manner so as to prevent the entrance of flies and insects. The roof shall be kept in good repair and free from leaks. The floors shall be free from defects such as holes and open cracks and constructed of concrete, tile laid in cement, asphalt, or some other impervious material and shall be kept free from dust, dirt and cobwebs. The floors shall be kept free from litter, sputum and accumulated dirt. The building shall be kept in good repair, thoroughly clean and painted white inside once each year.
The floors shall be so graded as to afford adequate drainage to a floor drain.
Adequate lighting and ventilation shall be provided for the entire plant.
All outside openings into the room or rooms in which a dairy products plant is located shall be screened with wire cloth with 16 meshes to the inch each way. Screen doors leading into or out of such rooms shall open outward only and be provided with springs or other device to keep them closed at all times when not in use. A receiving and shipping room shall be provided and all openings therein screened as stated above.
Dairy products plants shall be kept free from flies at all times.
Dairy products plants shall be equipped with steam appliances for washing and sterilizing vessels and equipment.
Pasteurizers, separators and all other accessory equipment shall be so constructed that all parts, including the pipe lines, joints and pumps may be readily cleaned and sterilized and shall be thoroughly cleaned and sterilized after each day's run.
No toilet shall be located in or open into any room where dairy or creamery products are handled or stored.
No bedroom shall open into or have direct connection with any room in which dairy or creamery products are handled or stored.
All employees about a dairy products plant shall be clean, both in person and attire.
No person suffering from cancer or any contagious or infectious disease or who has recently been exposed to a quarantinable disease shall be employed in any dairy products plant.
SOURCES: Codes, 1930, Sec. 4268; 1942, Sec. 4536; Laws, 1928, ch. 296. Repealed by Laws 1999, Ch. 439, Sec. 2, eff. July 1, 1999.