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Each cheese or packaged cheese sold, offered, or exposed for sale or held in possession with intent to sell at either retail or wholesale, within this state, shall have affixed thereto by the manufacturer a statement clearly setting forth:
(1) the factory number where manufactured, or in states where official factory numbers are not assigned, the name of the manufacturer and address of the plant where manufactured; provided, however, that in case of process cheese, cheese spreads, cheese foods and cheese compounds, the name and address of the jobber or distributor may be substituted for the name of the manufacturer and address of the plant where manufactured;
(2) the name of the variety or the distinctive name of the product and the word "Pasteurized" if made from pasteurized milk;
(3) the name of the variety or the distinctive name of the product and the date of manufacture if made from unpasteurized milk; and
(4) the name of the variety or the distinctive name of the product and the word "Pasteurized" if made from milk which is pasteurized in the curd form during the making process.
When a cheese is repackaged or divided into wholesale cuts, the distributor shall affix to each package or cut a label containing the information required in clause (2) or (3), which appears on the original cheese, together with the name and address of the distributor. When selling cheese to the consumer, that portion to which the label is affixed shall be sold last.
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