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The Dairy Practices Council

A nonprofit organization of education, industry, and regulatory personnel concerned with milk quality, sanitation and regulatory uniformity publishing educational guidelines for the dairy industry.

All Things Dairy

All Things Dairy

Whether you are involved with construction, transportation, safety, research, or QC - either on the farm or in the plant- the Dairy Practices Council (DPC) can offer you resources to maximize your day-to-day practices and business. We can also offer assistance in dealing with small ruminant dairies.

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The Value of Goinig Global

The Value of Going Global

We understand the value of sharing information with and learning from our friends abroad. That's why our DPC membership extends far beyond the US dairy industry. As the world becomes smaller, our international sources of information become more valuable to you.

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Let Us Help

Today's modern dairy industry is dynamic. Changes occur rapidly and very few of us can stay up to date on all areas of the dairy business. When you need dairy information contact the DPC!

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DPC News

Univ of Vermont- Extension Presents: FSMA - Preventive Control for Human Food

Univ of Vermont- Extension Presents: FSMA - Preventive Control for Human Food

This 2.5-day class will follow the standardized, industry-oriented training curriculum put together by the Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance. The class will focus on the food safety activities and documentation that support the creation and implementation of a Food Safety Plan to comply with the Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Human Foods rule.

Photos and Speaker Presentations

Photos and Speaker Presentations

Photos and Speaker Presentations from the DPC Conference in Burlington Vermont are now available to view on the DPC Website.

New Board of Director Members Elected at Recent DPC Conference

New Board of Director Members Elected at Recent DPC Conference

Several new Board members were elected at the recent DPC Conference in Burlington, VT

Greening of the Dairy Lab- New Guideline- Feb 2015

Greening of the Dairy Lab- New Guideline- Feb 2015

This guideline offers concepts and ideas to consider for ‘greening’ your dairy lab. Greening laboratories will help to reduce the carbon footprint of your lab by utilizing recycling and other energy conservation techniques.

HACCP Guideline Revised and Republished Feb. 2015

HACCP Guideline Revised and Republished Feb. 2015

This Guideline addresses HACCP Principle #1, Hazard Analysis

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