10.15.08.18

.18 Procedure When Infection or High Risk of Infection is Suspected or Discovered.

In accordance with Health-General Article, §§18-102, 21-253, 21-254, and 21-435, Annotated Code of Maryland, when an individual working at a plant has a communicable disease or is a carrier of a communicable disease the Department:

A. Shall immediately exclude the:

(1) Individual from handling milk, milk products, milk containers, and milk equipment; and

(2) Milk supply that is handled by the infected individual from distribution and use; and

B. May require medical and biological examination of the individual and the individualís bodily discharges.