This subpart provides special policies and requirements for acquisition of perishable bakery and dairy products.
217.7201† Contract requirements for dairy products.
††††† (a)† Include the following chemical and microbiological requirements in solicitations and resulting contracts for milk, milk products, and cultured products (as defined in the Veterinary/Medical Wholesomeness Assurance Program for Fresh and Cultured Dairy Products and Frozen Desserts (AR-40-70/NAVSUPINST 4355.6/AFR 161-46/MCO 10110.44)):
††††† ††††††† (1)† Chemical requirements.† Products shall meet the chemical requirements for each specification cited in the contract on the date of award.
††††† ††††††† (2)† Microbiological requirements.† Products shall meet microbiological requirements stated in Public Health Service Publication 229, Grade A Pasteurized Milk Ordnance, in effect on the date of award.† In the event of conflict between these requirements and individual product specifications, the requirements of Public Health Service Publication 229 take precedence.
††††† (b)† When the contractor is required to furnish its own cabinets for dispensing milk from bulk containersó
††††† ††††††† (1)† Include the following information in the solicitationó
††††† ††††††††††††† (i)† The number (or estimated number) of dispenser cabinets required;
††††† ††††††† ††††† (ii)† Whether metal stands for the cabinets are required;
††††† ††††††† ††††† (iii)† The number of cabinets required with a capacity of two containers each; and
††††† ††††††† ††††† (iv)† The number required with a capacity of three containers each.
††††† ††††††† (2)† Include the contractor's list of cabinet equipment in the schedule of the contract.
††††† (c)† The contracting officer shall notify the Government quality assurance representative of code changes approved under the clause at 252.217-7022, Code Dating.
217.7202† Contract type.
Normally use requirements contracts for bakery and dairy products.† Other indefinite delivery contracts and other contract types may be used as appropriate.
217.7203† Contract clauses.
††††† (a)† Use the following additional clauses in solicitations and contracts for perishable bakery and dairy productsó
††††† ††††††† (1)† 252.217-7017, Time of Delivery.† Use Alternate I when the contract is other than a requirements contract.† Insert the number of hours in paragraph (c) of Alternate I.
††††† ††††††† (2)† 252.217-7018, Change in Plant Location.
††††† ††††††† (3)† 252.217-7019, Sanitary Conditions.† Use Alternate I when the contract is other than a requirements contract.
††††† ††††††† (4)† 252.217-7022, Code Dating.† Use this clause only when the schedule or a specification requires labels showing the date of pasteurization, manufacture, production, or processing.
††††† ††††††† (5)† 252.217-7023, Marking.† Do not use this clause when MIL-STD-129, Marking for Shipment and Storage, is required.
††††† ††††††† (6)† 252.217-7024, Responsibility for Containers and Equipment.† Use when contractor is required to provide reusable containers and equipment.
††††† (b)† Use the following additional clauses in solicitations and contracts for perishable dairy productsó
††††† ††††††† (1)† 252.217-7020, Examination and Testing.† Use Alternate I when the contract is an indefinite quantity contract.
††††† ††††††† (2)† 252.217-7021, Deficiency Adjustment.
††††† ††††††† (3)† 252.217-7025, Containers and Equipment.