New York Consolidated Laws, Agriculture and Markets Law - AGM § 67-b. Pasteurization of cheese

No person manufacturing cheese or cheese curd or handling cheese or cheese curd as a wholesaler, assembler or broker in the state of New York and no person obtaining cheese from outside the state shall release any cheese or cheese curd to the retail trade or to consumers unless such cheese or cheese curd has been pasteurized or has been made from whole milk, skim milk or cream which has been pasteurized in accordance with rules and regulations promulgated by the commissioner after inquiry and public hearing;  except that cheese cured for sixty days or longer after manufacture may be made from unpasteurized milk.


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