For the purposes of subdivisions 2 to 13 and sections 32.56 to 32.645, and acts amendatory thereof, the terms defined in subdivisions 2 to 13, and acts amendatory thereof, have the meanings given them.
"Frozen foods" means ice cream, frozen custard, French ice cream, French custard ice cream, ice milk, fruit sherbets, water ices, frozen malted milk, frozen milk shakes, frozen malts, frozen yogurt, frozen low-fat yogurt, frozen nonfat yogurt, reduced-fat ice cream, low-fat ice cream, nonfat ice cream, or any frozen food for which the commissioner has established a standard of identity, but shall not include frozen vegetables, fruits, meats, poultry, or bakery products.
"Milk products" means pure, clean, and wholesome cream, dried cream, plastic cream -- sometimes known as concentrated milk fat, butter, butter oil, milk, concentrated milk, evaporated milk, sweetened condensed milk, superheated condensed milk, dried milk, skim milk, concentrated skim milk, evaporated skim milk, condensed skim milk, superheated condensed skim milk, sweetened condensed skim milk, sweetened condensed part-skim milk, nonfat dry milk, sweet cream buttermilk, condensed sweet cream buttermilk, dried sweet cream buttermilk, whey, concentrated whey, and dry whey, and shall include any of the foregoing products from which lactose has been wholly or partially removed.
"Mix" means the unfrozen combination of all ingredients of a frozen food with or without fruit, fruit juices, candy, nut meats, flavoring, or coloring. "Ice cream mix" means the mix from which ice cream is frozen, made from a combination of milk products and such other ingredients in such quantities as are consistent with such ingredients and quantities in definitions and standards established by the commissioner. Ice cream mix in concentrated or condensed form shall contain such relative amounts of ingredients that, when diluted according to directions, it shall comply with the definition of ice cream mix.
"Mix base" means mix powder or dry base and is the product resulting from the removal of water from mix and contains not more than five percent of moisture.
"Ice cream mix base" means ice cream powder or dry ice cream mix and is the product resulting from the removal of water from ice cream mix and contains not more than five percent of moisture.
"Imitation ice cream" means any frozen substance, mixture or compound regardless of the name under which it is represented, which is made in imitation or semblance of ice cream, or is prepared or frozen as ice cream is customarily prepared or frozen and which is not a frozen food as provided for in this section.
"Manufacture" means processing or freezing, or both.
"Frozen yogurt," "frozen low-fat yogurt," or "frozen nonfat yogurt" means a frozen dairy food made from a mix containing safe and suitable ingredients including, but not limited to, milk products. All or a part of the milk products must be cultured with a characterizing live bacterial culture that contains the lactic acid producing bacteria Lactobacillus bulgaricus and Streptococus thermopilus and may contain other lactic acid producing bacteria.
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Revisor of Statutes