By: KDKA-TV News Staff
HARRISBURG (KDKA) — A new state law will change how “sell by” and “best by” dates are handled for milk.READ MORE: Inbound Lanes Of Parkway East Closed Due To Overturned Tractor-Trailer Crash
Right now, Pennsylvania requires milk to be labeled for sale within 17 days of when it pasteurized.
The new law will let milk processors apply for approval from the Agriculture Department to label their milk as still good beyond the 17 day window.READ MORE: Port Authority Updates COVID-19 Vaccination Policy For Employees, Adds Cash Incentive
Processors will have to pass multiple testing requirements before they receive approval.
Governor Tom Wolf signed Senate Bill 434 into law as Act No. 62 of 2021 on June 30, 2021.MORE NEWS: Two People Sentenced To Prison For Roles In Deadly 2019 Sheraden Shooting
The law goes into effect in less than 30 days.