Dairy processing plant information and related material.
This guideline gives detailed information on the proper procedures for sampling milk on the farm, from the tank truck, and in the milk plant. It also briefly gives the steps for proper bulk milk collection at the farm. Also see DPC Guideline # 50.
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.
The purpose of this guideline is to provide the dairy processor and other interested parties with recommendations for optimizing pasteurized product shelf-life.
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.
This guideline provides an overview of the essential factors that need to be considered to utilize “clean room” technology to minimize dust, particulate, and microbial contamination in dairy food processing.
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.
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.
This guideline is designed to give some general information about the control of antibacterial drugs and growth inhibitors in milk and milk products.
This guideline presents pertinent current information on the cleaning and sanitizing of fluid milk processing equipment.
This Guideline provides the most commonly used chemical tests for the determination of butterfat in various dairy products.
This is a general basic guideline covering the practice of controlling waste loading in a dairy plant environment. It is meant to serve as a general outline for processing plants to assist them in developing a more comprehensive plan for controlling their dairy waste stream.
This Guideline is a merger of DPC Guidelines #23, Preventing Rancid Flavors in Milk and #38, Preventing Off-Flavors in Milk.