The following required PPs shall have a brief written description or checklist that
the PPs can be audited against to ensure compliance. PPs shall include procedures that can be
monitored; records that specify what is monitored; and how often it will be monitored.
Each milk plant, receiving station or transfer station shall have and implement PPs that address
conditions and practices before, during, and after processing. The PPs shall address:
a. Safety of the water that comes into contact with milk and/or milk products or product-
contact surfaces, including steam and ice;
b. Condition and cleanliness of equipment product-contact surface;
c. Prevention of cross-contamination from insanitary objects and or practices to milk and/or
milk products or product-contact surfaces, packaging material and other food-contact
surfaces, including utensils, gloves, outer garments, etc., and from raw product to processed
d. Maintenance of handwashing, hand sanitizing, and toilet facilities;
e. Protection of milk and/or milk products, packaging material, and product-contact surfaces
from adulteration with lubricants, fuel, pesticides, cleaning compounds, sanitizing agents,
condensate and other chemical, physical and biological contaminants;
f. Proper labeling, storage, and use of toxic compounds;
g. Control of employee health conditions, including employee exposure to high risk
situations, that could result in the microbiological contamination of milk and/or milk
products, packaging materials, and product-contact surfaces; and
h. Pest exclusion from the milk plant.
i. An employee training program shall at a minimum address the following:
(1) All employees directly responsible for the unloading and storage of raw materials and
ingredients, storage and loading of the Grade “A” milk and/or milk product as well as any
processing, receive annual food safety training that includes food GMPs, Appendix K. of
this Ordinance requirements, an overview of HACCP, and allergens.
(2) Reference log of all employees identified in (1) above and the date and type of
In addition to the required PPs specified above, any other PPs that are being relied upon in the
Hazard Analysis to reduce the likelihood of hazards such that they are not reasonably likely to
occur, shall also be monitored, audited, and documented as required PPs.