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.
Department: Health and Social Services
Division: Public Health
Office: Office of Food Protection
An annual permit is issued to milk producers and processors. The permits expire at the end of the calender year.
Please see this link for various forms: http://www.dhss.delaware.gov/dph/hsp/ofpmilk.html
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 Rules and Regulations
and Delaware follows the Federal FDA "Grade A" Pasteurized Milk Ordinance:
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.