GL 029 Cleaning & Sanitizing in Fluid Milk Processing Plants
This guideline presents pertinent current information on the cleaning and sanitizing of fluid milk processing equipment. The introduction presents a general discussion on the nature of soils, water quality and types of cleaners. Various cleaning methods are discussed and detailed cleaning instructions are given for specific types of equipment. Types of sanitizers and methods of sanitization are covered in detail. Also discussed are evaluation of cleaning, good housekeeping practices and personal hygiene.