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Substitute Bill No. 80

    February Session, 2002

 

AN ACT CONCERNING THE SALE OF RAW MILK.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. (NEW) (Effective October 1, 2002) No person, handler, as defined in section 22-127 of the general statutes, firm or corporation shall offer for retail sale any milk or milk products that have not been pasteurized, unless: (1) the container for such milk or milk products has an affixed label or a durable card securely attached thereto with the following warning in at least ten-point type: "WARNING: Raw milk has not been pasteurized and, therefore, may contain harmful bacteria"; and (2) the container is provided by the person, handler, firm or corporation that produced such milk or milk product.

This act shall take effect as follows:

Section 1

October 1, 2002

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Joint Favorable Subst.