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Title 6 : Agriculture

Chapter 151 : Supervision, Inspection, and Licensing of Dairy Operations

Subchapter 005 : Rbst Labeling

(Cite as: 6 V.S.A. § 2761)
  • § 2761. Definitions

    For the purpose of this subchapter:

    (1) “Secretary” means the Secretary of Agriculture, Food and Markets.

    (2) “Milk and dairy products” means cow’s milk as defined by section 2672 of this title, and butter, cheese, cream, buttermilk, powdered milk, infant formula, ice cream, yogurt, and other dairy products identified by rule by the Secretary.

    (3) “Milk handler” or “handler” means the collector and transporter of milk and the processor or manufacturer of milk or dairy products for sale within or outside the State of Vermont, and as otherwise defined by section 2672 of this title.

    (4) “Milk producer” or “producer” means the party who owns or controls one or more cows and offers for sale the milk produced by the cows, and as otherwise defined by section 2672 of this title.

    (5) “rbST” means recombinant bovine somatotropin, a recombinant bovine growth hormone used with lactating dairy cows to increase the production of marketable milk, that is also known as rbGH.

    (6) “rbST supplier” or “supplier” means any party, including a manufacturer, distributor, or other intermediary, who sells or freely distributes rbST. (Added 1997, No. 154 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. April 29, 1998; amended 2003, No. 42, § 2, eff. May 27, 2003, eff. May 27, 2003.)