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Milk Quality Laboratory
The Milk Quality Laboratory is a FDA certified regulatory lab for the analysis of all milk and milk products produced in the State of Maine. Maine Milk Rules require the analysis of each product four times in any six month period to assure they are in compliance with state and national standards that...
Non-compliance penalties can include suspension of distribution of products. Dispute resolution between producers and their dairy is also provided in areas of butterfat and/or protein content and bacterial or somatic cell counts.
In addition, the Laboratory Evaluation Officers certify commercial and industry laboratory analysts and approve bulk milk pick-up tanker drug screeners through on-site evaluations every two years and an annual split sample proficiency program.
Read the Standards for Milk and Milk Products
For specific testing information:
E-mail or phone Linda Stahlnecker, (207) 287-7623
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