Food Safety for Dairy Processors

LT Industries new IsoPharm dairy analyzer

 LT Industries’ analyzer is designed to improve quality control and production in dairy processing. 

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Celsis’ rapid detection system

 Celsis’ rapid detection system is said to get accurate, reliable microbial testing results in just 48 hours. 

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Turkey Hill Dairy recalls ice cream and dairy dessert due to metal shavings scare

The voluntary recall affects Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Premium Ice Cream, Fudge Ripple Premium Ice Cream, and Moose Tracks Stuff’d Frozen Dairy Dessert.

Turkey Hill Dairy is recalling specific packages of Ice Cream and frozen dairy dessert due to the possibility that some packages may contain metal shavings.

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Best practices in traceability

 Protocols from The Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy give processors a guide for implementing new traceability systems. Processors with long-established traceability procedures can utilize the protocols to see how they measure up. 

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3M launches 48-hour yeast and mold indicator test

3M Food Safety introduces 3M Petrifilm Rapid Yeast and Mold Count Plate, an indicator test that allows results in less than 48 hours.
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Down on the farm

Food safety courses for artisan and farmstead cheesemakers start Oct. 11

Classes are scheduled for Seattle; Macon, Ga.; Northwood, Iowa; and Harrisburg, Pa.

The Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy has established numerous workshops around the country to address best practices focusing on artisan/farmstead cheesemakers as well as state/federal regulatory officials. 

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The 3 Fs of FSMA: frustrating, fizzling, fantastic

It all depends upon your point of view. But one thing is for sure: every dairy plant will be required to have a “qualified individual” who is responsible for
the facility’s FSMA program.

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Dairy yeast/mold test returns results in 48 hours

The 3M Petrifilm Rapid Yeast and Mold Count Plate is said to be faster than conventional agar methods.

3M Food Safety launches the 3M Petrifilm Rapid Yeast and Mold Count Plate, an indicator test that enables the detection of yeasts and molds in as little as 48 hours, faster than conventional agar methods.

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5 dairy processors commit to dairy traceability best practices

The dairy industry sets an ambitious 80% commitment goal by next year. A dairy processor can implement the practices with paper and pencil in just a few minutes a day.

The Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy released voluntary best practices for enhanced dairy traceability. The practices were designed to increase global competitiveness, help satisfy future requirements of FSMA and quickly isolate products in the event of a safety issue.

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Mold in Chobani's recalled yogurt poses little health risk, says Cornell prof

“Mucor circinelloides is a species of mold commonly associated with fruits, vegetables and dairy. It is not considered a disease-causing food-borne microorganism," said Professor Randy Worobo.

Chobani Inc. voluntarily recalled some of its Greek yogurt products this week, following reports of product bloating and swelling and some claims of illness The items were manufactured in the company's new plant in Twin Falls, Idaho is voluntarily recalling Greek Yogurt.

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Anderson Erickson Dairy, Des Moines, Iowa

 From this one plant, AE Dairy manufactures a full range of Grade A dairy beverages and foods, including white and flavored milk, ice cream mix (packaged for retail sale and for commercial use), 50 flavors of Greek and conventional low-fat and nonfat yogurt, buttermilk, whipping cream, cottage cheese, juices, sour cream and dips.  


This photo gallery contains additional, unpublished photos of dairy processing facilities featured in Dairy Foods magazine. To view more Behind the Scenes galleries go to our archives page!

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President's Address --2020 Vision

They say hindsight is 20/20, but IDFA President and CEO Connie Tipton is turning that old adage on its head. She plans to look forward to the next five years with a focused vision on important changes ahead for the dairy industry. In her address Tipton will challenge industry leaders to be willing to shake things up. She will unveil plans to ramp up IDFA activities during the run up to 2020.

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Our annual supplier spotlights issue; A look inside Anderson Erickson Dairy; plus our detection systems Q&A

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Tharp & Young on Ice Cream: An Encyclopedic Guide to Ice Cream Science and Technology

An at once an all-inclusive guide to the meaning of hundreds of technical terms and ideas needed for ice cream manufacturing, as well as a practical introduction to the ingredients, freezing methods, flavoring, and packaging of ice cream, sherbet, sorbet, gelato, frozen yogurts, novelties and many other kinds of frozen desserts.

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