Links of Interest

These links provide further information on milk quality and sanitation, regulatory uniformity, farm production and sanitation practices, farm building information, and overall best practices in the Dairy Industry.

3-A Sanitary Standards, Inc. 

American Cheese Society

American Dairy Goat Association

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Codex Alimentarius (International Food Standards)

Cornell University Dairy Foods Extension

Dairy Plants in the USA

EZ Animal Products  Small ruminant milking systems

FDA Milk Regulation and Documents (U.S. Food & Drug Administration)

FDA Food Guidance Documents

Federal Register (USA Gov't Printing Office)

Food Animal Drug Residue Avoidance Database (FARAD)


The Global Food Safety Resource Centre (Canada)

Congressional Record (USA Gov't - Congress)

Grade A Pasteurized Milk Ordinance (PMO), EML, Procedures, & Methods

Inovation Center for US Dairy - Food Safety Page

International Association for Food Protection (IAFP)

International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA)

Kentucky Dairy Development Council

Michigan State University Food Science

National Dairy Farm Program - Milk & Dairy Beef Drug Residue Prevention Manual

National Agricultural Library (USDA)

National Dairy Council

National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF)

National Dairy FARM Program Animal Care Manual (download pdf)

National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA)

New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets (Div. of Milk Control)

NMC (National Mastitis Council)

Ohio Department of Agriculture Dairy Division

Penn State University Dairy Extension

Purdue University Dairy Page

Raw Milk Production Guidelines from the Univ. of Maine Cooperative Extension Reference for small dairies

University of Maryland Dairy Extension

University of Missouri Extension

University of New Hampshire Dairy Cooperative Extension

University of Wisconsin Milk Quality

USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) Agricultural Marketing Service

USDA's My Plate Info

Vermont Dairy Industry Association

Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets

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