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The Milk and Dairies (Semi-skimmed and Skimmed Milk) (Heat Treatment and Labelling) Regulations 1988

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A. Conditions applicable when pasteurised milk is produced from raw milk or from milk heat treated for transportation

6.—(1) Milk which is pasteurised in bottles shall be supplied to the consumer in those bottles, and milk which is pasteurised in containers other than bottles shall be put into the containers in which it is to be supplied to the consumer at the premises at which it is pasteurised as soon as possible after pasteurisation.

(2) Every container in which the milk is transported, exposed or offered for sale shall be tightly closed and securely fastened with a cap or cover overlapping the lip of the container or in some other suitable manner approved by the local authority.

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