Cleaning & Sanitizing

DPC 2, Effective Installation, Cleaning and Sanitizing of Milking Systems

DPC-002

This guideline provides a practical discussion, for dairymen and certified equipment dealers, of the installation, cleaning and sanitizing of milking systems.

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DPC 3, Selected Personnel in Milk Sanitation

DPC-003

A compilation of official milk regulatory personnel. Only the digital PDF version is available.

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DPC 4, Installation, Cleaning & Sanitizing of Large Parlor Milking Systems

DPC-004

This guideline provides a practical discussion, for the dairyman, equipment specialists and certified equipment dealers of the installation, cleaning, and sanitizing of large milking systems.

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DPC 5, Directory of Dairy Farm Building & Milking System Resource People

DPC-005

This directory is a compilation of resource people who work with dairy housing and/or milking systems.

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DPC 8, Good Manufacturing Practices for Dairy Processing Plants

DPC-008

This guideline has been developed to highlight good manufacturing practices that should be followed by dairy plant owners, operators and employees to maximally assure the production of safe and sanitary products at all times.

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DPC 9, Fundamentals of Cleaning & Sanitizing Farm Milk Handling Equipment

DPC-009

This guideline gives general information about the nature of soil on milk handling equipment and the fundamentals about cleaners for the removal of this soil.

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DPC 10, Maintaining and Testing Fluid Milk Shelf Life

DPC-010

The purpose of this guideline is to provide the dairy processor and other interested parties with recommendations for optimizing pasteurized product shelf-life.

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DPC 11, Sediment Testing and Producing Clean Milk

DPC-011

This guideline presents the merits of the sediment test, standards, details on performing the test, instructions on how to produce clean milk, and concludes with a brief statement about filtering milk.

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DPC 13, Environmental Air Control and Quality for Dairy Food Plants

DPC-013

This guideline provides an overview of what is involved in treatment of air for ventilation of dairy plants and factors to consider in establishing the level of quality needed and movement of air within a plant.

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DPC 15, Milking Center Wastewater

DPC-015

This guideline provides effective methods of disposal of wastewater from milking centers.

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DPC 16, Handling Dairy Products from Processing To Consumption

DPC-016

This guideline provides useful information for the proper handling of dairy products in the plant, cold room, wholesale and retail trucks, stores, schools, eating places, and the home.

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DPC 17, Prevention of and Testing for Added Water in Milk

DPC-017

This guideline describes proper production and sampling techniques, on the farm, in the tank truck and at the plant, to prevent the addition of water to milk as well as correct laboratory testing procedures to aid in its accurate detection.

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DPC 21, Raw Milk Quality Tests

DPC-021

This guideline provides information on the common tests used for evaluating the quality of raw milk.

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DPC 24, Troubleshooting High Bacteria Counts of Raw Milk

DPC-024

This guideline is designed to help laboratory, field personnel and producers determine the cause and methods of correction of high bacteria counts in raw milk.

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DPC 25, Cleaning & Sanitation Responsibilities for Bulk Pickup & Transport Tankers

DPC-025

This guideline presents pertinent current information on the cleaning and sanitizing of fluid milk processing equipment.

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DPC 28, Troubleshooting Residual Films on Dairy Farm Milk Handling Equipment

DPC-028

This guideline provides practical information for troubleshooting films on dairy farm milk handling equipment.

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DPC 29, Cleaning & Sanitizing in Fluid Milk Processing Plants

DPC-029

This guideline presents pertinent current information on the cleaning and sanitizing of fluid milk processing equipment.

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DPC 35, Outline for Dairy Plant Waste Management

DPC-035

This is a general guideline covering the practice of controlling waste loading in a dairy plant environment. This guideline is meant to serve as an outline for processing plants to assist them in controlling their dairy waste stream.

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DPC 36, Dairy Farm Inspection

DPC-036

This guideline on dairy farm inspection contains the sanitation requirements for Grade A raw milk for pasteurization.

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DPC 37, Planning Dairy Stall Barns

DPC-037

This guideline provides insight for planning and constructing a dairy tie stall barn.

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DPC 38, Preventing Off-Flavors in Milk

DPC-038

This Guideline is a merger of DPC Guidelines #23, Preventing Rancid Flavors in Milk and #38, Preventing Off-Flavors in Milk.

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DPC 54, Selection of Elevated Milking Parlors

DPC-054

This guidelines provide much useful information for selecting and constructing elevated and mechanized milking parlors.

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DPC 56, Dairy Product Safety (Pathogenic Bacteria) for Fluid Milk and Frozen Dessert Plants

DPC-056

This guideline presents recommendations for minimizing the contamination of dairy products with pathogenic bacteria.

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DPC 57, Dairy Plant Sanitation

DPC-057

This guideline outlines the sanitation considerations that should be followed by dairy plant owners, operators and other employees.

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DPC 58, Sizing Dairy Farm Water Heater Systems

DPC-058

This guideline deals specifically with sizing dairy farm water heaters for cleaning pipeline milker systems.

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DPC 59, Production and Regulation of Quality Dairy Goat Milk

DPC-059

This guideline deals with milk quality standards as applied to goat milk and is considered an introductory guideline to goat milk production.

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DPC 60, Trouble Shooting Microbial Defects in Dairy Processing Plants: Product Line-Sampling and Hygiene Monitoring

DPC-060

This guideline details product line sampling of fluid milk and non-fluid dairy procedures for microbiological testing.

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DPC 61, Frozen Dessert Processing

DPC-061

This guideline is specifically for the manufacturers of frozen desserts.

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DPC 62, Resources For Dairy Equipment Construction Evaluation

DPC-062

This guideline provides information to assist in the evaluation of dairy processing, packaging and handling equipment, or machinery in meeting the appropriate sanitary criteria.

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DPC 63, Controlling The Quality and Use of Dairy Product Rework

DPC-063

This guideline covers factors to be considered in a rework handling and control strategy.

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DPC 66, Planning A Dairy Complex - 100+ Questions To Ask

DPC-066

This guideline raises a wide range of questions-from mundane to complex-regarding what issues need to be addressed when considering a dairy complex.

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DPC 70, Small Ruminant Milking Systems

DPC-070

This guideline provides a practical discussion, for dairymen and certified equipment dealers, of the installation, cleaning and sanitizing of small ruminant milking systems. NOTE: Only the PDF Digital Version is currently available

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DPC 73, Layout of Dairy Milkhouses for Small Ruminant Operations

DPC-073

This guideline provides useful information pertaining to milkrooms and milk cooler installations for small ruminant operations. NOTE: Only the Digital PDF version is currently available

$10.00

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DPC 79, Non Electric Dairy Farms

DPC-079

This guideline provides a practical discussion, and working resource for dairy farmers and industry persons who are involved in working with non-electric Amish farms.

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DPC 83, Bottling Water in Fluid Milk Plants

DPC-083

The purpose of this guideline is to bring awareness to facilities that have been, or are intending to process water in their milk plant.

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DPC 85, Six Steps to Success

DPC-085

This PowerPoint on CD guideline explains the reasons, and methods needed for the production of high quality milk with low somatic cell counts. Now also available as a downloadable Digital PDF file.

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DPC 85, Six Steps to Success - Spanish Version

DPC-085S

This Spanish language PowerPoint CD guideline explains the reasons, and methods, needed for the production of high quality milk with low somatic cell counts. Now also available as a downloadable Digital PDF file.

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DPC 90, On-farm and Small-Scale Dairy Products Processing

DPC-090

This guideline has been designed to help those persons interested in processing and marketing milk and milk by-products that are produced and packaged in small-scale plants located on farms or in nearby non-farm sites.

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DPC 97, The Direct Loading of Milk from the Milking Parlor into Bulk Milk Tankers

DPC-097

This is a general guideline covering the practice of direct loading of milk from the milking parlor into a bulk milk tanker and the issues involved.

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DPC 100, Food Safety in Farmstead Cheesemaking

DPC-100

This guideline was developed to help farmstead cheese makers develop their own food safety plans with the goal of reducing the chance that their products will be associated with a foodborne disease outbreak.

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DPC 102, Installation, Cleaning and Sanitizing of Tie Barn Milking Systems

DPC-102

This guideline provides a practical discussion, for dairy producers and equipment dealers of the installation, cleaning and sanitizing of bucket milking systems and around the stable pipelines.

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DPC 103, Approving Milk and Milk Product Plants for Extended Runs

DPC-103

This guideline provides information that may be useful to FDA and/or USDA regulated plants that desire to obtain an extended run approval and to the state regulatory agencies responsible for evaluating a plants extended run application.

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