Sampling and Testing of Milk; Producers
(1)The sampling and testing procedures to be followed by the Department and other persons affected thereby, shall be in accordance with the requirements and procedures set forth in OAR 603-024-0323 (Testing Procedures and Equipment), except as otherwise prescribed in 603-024-0500 (Definitions) to 603-024-0535 (Sampling and Testing of Milk; Other Than for Producers).
(2)In the sampling of milk, at least four ounces of milk shall be drawn by a licensed sampler.
(3)The licensed sampler shall immediately divide (split) such sample with the producer whose milk is being sampled and tested, by placing approximately one-half of the milk in a separate jar containing a preservative tablet furnished by the Department for this specific purpose.
(4)The licensed sampler shall immediately fill out a sample form, furnished by the Department. Such form shall be signed by both the producer and the licensed sampler immediately after the sample is taken.
(5)The sample to be forwarded to the Department shall be placed in the shipping container furnished by the Department. The licensed sampler shall write the sample date, initial, or sign the seal, and then witness the act of the producer also placing his initial or signature thereon, as further provided or required by the Department.
(6)The producer shall, within 24 hours after the sample is taken as prescribed in this rule, mail the container and sample at his own expense, to the Department.
(7)The licensed sampler shall handle and dispose of the handler’s or dealer’s portion of the milk sampled, as prescribed and required in regulations OAR 603-024-0323 (Testing Procedures and Equipment).
Rule 603-024-0510 — Sampling and Testing of Milk; Producers,