Wisconsin Administrative Code
Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
ATCP 55-89 - Food, Lodging, and Recreation Safety
Chapter ATCP 83 - Dairy Product Advertising And Labeling
Section ATCP 83.01 - Definitions

Current through February 26, 2024

In this chapter:

(1) "Bovine somatotropin" or BST" means the protein growth hormone that is produced naturally in the pituitary glands of cows and that occurs naturally in the milk of cows. "Bovine somatotropin" includes bovine somatotropin represented by any name or symbol, such as "bovine growth hormone" or" BGH."

(2) "Dairy product" has the meaning given in s. 97.20(1) (b), Stats.

(3) "Milk" has the meaning given in s. 97.01(10), Stats.

(4) "Person" means an individual, corporation, cooperative, partnership, limited liability company, association or other business organization or entity.

(5) "rBST-free claim" means any direct or implied claim that a dairy product contains no synthetic bovine somatotropin, or is made from milk produced without the use of synthetic bovine somatotropin. "rBST-free claim" includes a statement made under s. ATCP 83.02(5) (b) by a supplier of dairy products or ingredients, but does not include a milk producer affidavit under s. ATCP 83.02(7).

(6) "Sale" means advertising, promoting, labeling, distributing, offering for sale or selling a dairy product in this state, whether at wholesale or retail.

(7) "Synthetic bovine somatotropin" or "rBST" means bovine somatotropin fabricated by recombinant DNA technology or other means. Synthetic bovine somatotropin" includes synthetic bovine somatotropin represented by any name or symbol, such as "artificial bovine growth hormone," "recombinant bovine growth hormone," "artificial bovine somatotropin," "recombinant bovine somatotropin" or "rBGH."

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