Every person who produces milk, milk products, or frozen desserts for sale or consignment or for remuneration of any nature, in a milk, milk products, or frozen dessert processing plant shall annually obtain a permit from the State Board of Health prior to selling or offering for sale, consigning or offering for consignment, or offering for a remuneration, the milk, milk products, or frozen dessert in the State of Alabama. This requirement applies to a person who operates a milk, milk products, or frozen dessert processing plant within or without the state.
(1) Application shall be made to the State Board of Health each year for a permit on the forms requiring information to be submitted and at the times required by the board.
(2) Each application shall be accompanied by an application fee of $250 for each plant for which a permit is requested and the fee shall be non-refundable and shall not be prorated.
(3) In applying for a permit, the owner or operator of each plant consents to reasonable inspection of the plant by the board at the times designated by the board to determine compliance with rules for permit issuance or to determine continued compliance after issuance.