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Dairy Lab Analyst Training

The three-day program offers a combination of lectures and practical application on basic bacteriological and chemical methods used in Grade A milk laboratories. These include cultural procedures, plating, detection of inhibitory substances, abnormal milk testing, phosphatase testing, and other procedures important to quality control in laboratories. The techniques and methods taught are those required by the NCIMS/FDA Grade A Milk Program.
The program is open to people in regulatory, industry, and others allied with the dairy industry.

Overview

The three-day program offers a combination of lectures and practical applications on basic bacteriological and chemical methods used in Grade A milk laboratories. These include cultural procedures, plating, detection of inhibitory substances, abnormal milk testing, phosphatase testing and other procedures important to quality control in laboratories. The techniques and methods taught are those required by the NCIMS/FDA Grade A Milk Program.
The program is open to people in regulatory, industry, and others allied with the dairy industry.

Agenda

  • Good Laboratory Practices
  • Cultural Procedures
  • SPC
  • Coliforms
  • Simplified Count Methods
  • Lab Sessions
  • Appendix N
  • Detection of Inhibitory Substances
  • Manufacturer Test Demonstrations
    • Charm
    • Idexx
  • Abnormal Milk Testing
  • DMSCC
  • DMC

Fees

  • Tuition is $725-$880 for in-state registrants
  • Tuition is $880-$1,100 for out-of-state registrants

Course Dates

  • January 10-12,2023,  In-person, Cornell University

Course Contact

Louise Felker
Program Coordinator
607-255-7098
lmf226 [at] cornell.edu