Under the authority of R.S. 40:4 and 40:5, and in accordance with R.S. 49:950 et seq., the Administrative Procedure Act, notice is hereby given that the state health officer, acting through the Louisiana Department of Health, Office of Public Health (LDH-OPH), intends to reenact and amend parts of Section 309 of Part VII (Dairy Products Regulations) of Title 51. This Rule is being proposed to eliminate a current requirement that certain testing of raw milk samples be performed at a state-run facility.

A notice of intent was published in the Louisiana Register Vol. 43, No. 04 April 20, 2017.