SEC. 75-31-401. Definitions.
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1972, which provide for the regulation of milk and milk products by the Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce, are repealed.
For the purpose of this article in furtherance of the provisions of this chapter, the following definitions are made:
(a) The term "cheese factory" means any place where cheese, as defined in section 75-31-15, is manufactured for commercial purposes.
(b) The term "creamery" means any place where milk or cream delivered by one or more persons is churned into butter for commercial purposes.
(c) "Ice cream factories" are any places where ingredients are flavored and frozen into ice cream, frozen custards, or other forms of frozen dairy products or frozen desserts for storage, transportation or sale, either wholesale or retail, including recognized dairy plants when making or freezing ice cream, and also stores, stands, concessions, and other public places making or freezing ice cream or frozen milk products or frozen desserts to be sold to the public or transient trade, except hotels and restaurants serving home made ice cream or other frozen desserts with meals.
(d) "Sweet cream" means cream that is fresh and clean both in flavor and appearance with no undesirable flavors or odors, free from lumps, shall not exceed .20 of one per cent. acid, calculated as lactic acid, and the fat content shall not be less than 20 per cent. shall be classed as A-1 cream.
(e) "First grade cream" means cream that is clean in flavor and appearance, with no undesirable flavors or odors, free from lumps, shall not exceed .60 of one per cent. acid, calculated as lactic acid at the time and place of purchase, and shall not test under 20 per cent. nor over 50 per cent. butterfat.
(f) "Second grade cream" means cream that is clean and may have only slight objectionable flavors and odors, or is too sour, or is too old to grade as first grade cream, but is not unlawful cream. All other cream not described under (d), (e), (f), shall be unlawful cream.
SOURCES: Codes, 1942, Sec. 4561; Laws, 1936, ch. 292. Repealed by Laws 1999, Ch. 439, Sec. 2, eff. July 1, 1999.