Specifications include, but are not limited to: All milk, ice cream, and dairy products shall be produced, handled, and transported in a sanitary manner and in
compliance with all applicable laws, ordinances, rules and regulations, including, but not limited to, the requirements of the
Washington State Department of Agriculture, local milk ordinances, and the Washington Fluid Milk Act. All product
containers shall be clearly labeled in accordance with all applicable labeling laws, and ingredients of products shall be
clearly specified. Code dates shall be clearly legible, and a code explanation provided to the District nutrition services
personnel upon request. All fresh fluid milk shall be pasteurized, homogenized, and vitamin D added.
EXPIRATION CODE DATE: Milk and dairy products shall have a minimum expiration date of seven (7) days to ensure
freshness of the product.
Milk to be supplied in 1/2-pint rigid plastic or polyethylene cartons only--such as Tetrapac or Purepack containers. If
bidding any other container, sample must be approved by Food Service Director. All printing on carton is subject to
approval by participating school districts.