(1)“Interference” means hindering or impeding an activity or process, which includes, but is not limited to any harassment, unreasonable delay, threat, concealment, deceit, or obstruction.
(2)“Major,” with respect to violations, means an incident, or series of incidents that cause a reasonable probability that serious adverse health consequences or death will occur.
(3)“Minor,” with respect to violations, means an incident, or series of incidents that are not likely to cause adverse health consequences.
(4)“Moderate,” with respect to violations, means an incident, or series of incidents that may cause temporary or medically reversible adverse health consequences, or where the probability of serious adverse health consequences is remote.
(5)“Repeat violation” means the recurrence of the same violation for each 24-hour period after a notice of noncompliance or assessment of civil penalty was issued within the preceding three years. It does not include a violation if the previous notice is the subject of a pending appeal or if the notice has been withdrawn or successfully appealed.
(6)“Same,” with respect to violations, means an identical recurrence, exact repetition, or a continuation of a previous violation.
(8)“Violation” means the failure to comply with any requirement of ORS 621.056 (Employment of grader), 621.057 (Record of grade of milk), 621.062 (Deviation from standard of identity prohibited), 621.070 (License required to use grade designation), 621.072 (Issuance of license to use grade designation), 621.076 (Container labeling), 621.084 (Weighing, sampling and testing fluid milk), 621.088 (Sale or possession of milk or cream to which water has been added), 621.117 (Distributor or producer-distributor may sell only milk that is pasteurized or from disease-free goats or sheep), 621.122 (Prohibitions regarding sales, pasteurization, sampling, weighing, grading and containers), 621.124 (Milk not to be sold if from diseased animals or from animals that have not been tested or retested for brucellosis), 621.161 (Operation of dairy products plant without license prohibited), 621.166 (Application for dairy products plant license), 621.183 (Prohibition against operating plant or facility that does not meet standards), 621.198 (Prohibition against use or dealing with user of nonstandard bulk storage facilities), 621.207 (Prohibition against unauthorized removal of condemnation tag or marking or use of container or its contents), 621.226 (Condemnation of unlawful milk, cream, dairy product or fluid milk), 621.259 (Pasteurization equipment), 621.335 (Licenses to make and sell frozen desserts at wholesale), 621.340 (Selling frozen dessert with excessive bacteria count prohibited), 621.345 (Sale or offering for sale of nonconforming product prohibited), 621.418 (Standards for imitation milk products), 621.445 (Restrictions on serving colored butter substitute in public eating place) or 621.730 (Department to provide testing), or any rules, regulations or standards adopted under ORS 621.060 (Establishing standards of quality and identity for fluid milk), 621.083 (Procedures and equipment for graders), 621.096 (Regulations regarding weighing, sampling and testing), 621.224 (Bacterial standards) or 621.261 (Regulations regarding equipment used in pasteurization process).
Rule 603-024-0910 — Definitions,