Trends & Initiatives

Food safety

Researcher in lab

Reduce risk

Whether a large-scale manufacturer or an artisanal cheese maker, we offer resources to help dairy industry producers maintain the highest food safety standards.

Develop a uniform approach to pathogen control

The dairy industry’s commitment to delivering safe, quality products is unwavering. We’ve worked closely with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and state regulatory officials to continuously improve.

Additional industry resources

Successful dairy business owners understand the importance of providing a safe and nutritious product, whether for local consumers or national retailers and foodservice establishments. Many of these food safety resources have been developed by Commercial Food Sanitation LLC™.

Food safety best practices in action

Artisan cheesemakers

To assure the dairy industry continues to provide a safe and nutritional food products, the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy presents workshops for artisan and farmstead cheesemakers—a growing segment of the dairy industry that sells in retail, restaurants, and farmers markets around the country.

The information provided on this website and in the related materials/links is for informational purposes only, and may not be used as a substitute for legal advice regarding food safety laws in any jurisdiction. The federal government restricts how raw milk may be used in cheese, and some state and local laws restrict the sale of raw milk or use of raw milk in dairy products. Training materials and presentations are based on compliance with federal laws. The Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy® makes no representation or warranty with respect to the completeness, accuracy, reliability or suitability of any information provided in the website content, links or materials. We recommend that users of this site consult an attorney concerning the laws applicable to any particular situation. By using this site and the materials/links provided, the users agree to release the Innovation Center for U. S. Dairy from any and all liability that may result from your use of the information provided in the materials.