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Milk: Production, Sale, Transport, and Storage

For milk production, milk sale, milk products, and shipping of raw milk

The Office of Food Protection ensures that milk is safe for consumption. This Office ensures that Health Systems Protection is qualified to conduct inspections and sampling on facilities that produce and process milk in Delaware, and to allow the shipment of raw milk in Delaware.

More Information

http://www.dhss.delaware.gov/dph/hsp/ofpmilk.html

Department: Health and Social Services

Division: Public Health

Office: Office of Food Protection

Term

An annual permit is issued to milk producers and processors. The permits expire at the end of the calender year.

Fee

None

Application Form

Please see this link for various forms: http://www.dhss.delaware.gov/dph/hsp/ofpmilk.html

Renewal Form

Licensure renewal forms are sent to the facilities annually, prior to the expiration of the current license. Please contact our office with any questions or to obtain a renewal form.

Applicable Laws

http://delcode.delaware.gov/title16/c001/sc02/index.shtml

Applicable Rules and Regulations

http://regulations.delaware.gov/AdminCode/title16/Department%20of%20Health%20and%20Social%20Services/Division%20of%20Public%20Health/Health%20Systems%20Protection%20(HSP)/4461.shtml
and Delaware follows the Federal FDA "Grade A" Pasteurized Milk Ordinance:
http://www.fda.gov/downloads/Food/FoodSafety/Product-SpecificInformation/MilkSafety/NationalConferenceonInterstateMilkShipmentsNCIMSModelDocuments/UCM209789.pdf

Contact

Office of Food Protection can be contacted by email at ralph.matthews@state.de.us and by phone at 302-744-4831.

Notice

This search covers most of the frequently requested licenses, certifications, registrations, and filings that the State of Delaware requires. However, this is not a fully exhaustive list of every possible requirement. Please consult with the appropriate state agencies to find out if there are additional requirements you must fulfill.

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