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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.

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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.



Application Form

Please see this link for various forms:

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

Applicable Rules and Regulations
and Delaware follows the Federal FDA "Grade A" Pasteurized Milk Ordinance:


Office of Food Protection can be contacted by email at and by phone at 302-744-4831.


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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