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The PMO and PC Rule The PMO, first published as the “Ordinance” has served as the regulatory guidance document for dairy products since 1924, addressing sanitary practices to ensure milk safety from farm to cup. Today, with oversite by FDA and the National Conference on Interstate Milk Shipments (NCIMS), the PMO or equivalent is adopted […]

Grade “A” Dairy Products and the FSMA Preventive Controls Rule The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) of 2011 charged the US FDA with developing and enforcing policies that ensure a safe food supply for all Americans and beyond. The Act implied a massive undertaking in improving food safety, with four sub-titles (Prevention; Detection and Response; […]

Shelf Life of Pasteurized Fluid Milk There is a well-known fact in the dairy industry; milk spoils if you keep it too long. Pasteurized fluid milk products (e.g., 161°F/15 sec or 145°F/30 min) are perishable commodities that must be processed and handled with care to maintain quality up to and beyond their “code” or sell-by […]

Milk and light do not mix. Milk exposed to light tastes bad and is nutritionally inferior. We’ve known that since we started putting milk in clear glass bottles. The influence of light on milk flavor was first reported in Europe as early as 1890. In 1920 researchers in the US, investigated packaging milk in brown […]