Oregon Department of Agriculture

Rule Rule 603-025-0090
Foods Exempt from Labeling

The following foods shall be exempt from the open date labeling requirements:


Candies, nuts, non-alcoholic beverages (soft drinks), and other fruit juices.


Sterile dairy products; processed or natural cheddar cheese or other hard cheese varieties; margarine; butter and whipped butter.


Pastries, cookies, and crackers having less than 16 percent moisture content; bread sticks; croutons; melba toast; stuffing mixes and other dry bakery products; bakery products otherwise required to be open date labeled which are sold or offered for sale at the same location where prepared or baked (in-store bakeries) and not commingled or displayed with bakery products required to be open date labeled.

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Jun. 8, 2021