Section 2-13-1

Definitions.

For the purposes of this article, the following terms shall have the meanings respectively ascribed to them in this section:

(1) MILK. The fresh, clean lacteal secretion obtained by the complete milking of one or more healthy cows, properly fed and kept, excluding that obtained within 10 days before and five days after calving, and which contains not less than eight and five-tenths percent of solids not fat and not less than three and one-fourth percent of milk fat and not less than 11.75 percent of total solids.

(2) CREAM. That portion of milk rich in milk fats, which rises to the surface of milk standing or is separated from it by centrifugal force, is fresh and clean and contains not less than 18 percent of milk (butter) fat.

(3) BUTTER. The clean, non rancid product made by gathering in any manner the fat of fresh or ripened milk or cream into a mass, which contains a small portion of other milk constituents, with or without salt or added coloring matter, and contains not less than 80 percent of milk fat nor more than 16 percent of moisture content.

(Ag. Code 1927, §49; Code 1940, T. 2, §187.)