Cornell University

Dairy Science & Sanitation Workshop

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at 8:00am to 5:00pm

Stocking Hall, Conference Center-148

August 8-9, 2017 on the Cornell University Campus: 

The Basic Dairy Science and Sanitation Workshop is tailored to dairy processing personnel and is designed to help participants understand the basic principles of dairy science and safety, as well as emphasize dairy processing establishment needs related to dairy sanitation to ensure that proper programs are conducted in their establishments. 

The course consists of on-line lecture sessions that will cover basic dairy science, including composition of milk, dairy microbiology, and dairy food safety, as well as an overview of dairy regulations. Participants will also learn through on-hands on sessions the basics of cleaning and sanitizing principles, unit operations -- both raw milk production and receiving, and dairy processing, plant equipment and design, general control of pathogenic and spoilage microorganisms, in depth information on cleaning and sanitizing chemicals, their properties and applications, and a discussion on CIP and COP systems and common errors seen in the industry.  The course also provides hands-on sessions where both CIP and COP principles will be applied.  

The course is ideally suited for:

  • Production
  • QA/QC
  • Maintenance Personnel

The course is instructed by industry experts and Cornell Dairy Foods Extension and industry professionals.

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Food Science


foodsci, foodsciext, dairy, ifs




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Louise Felker

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