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M-b-317: American Classic Visible Pipeline Milker Assembly Manufactured by Westfalia Systemat, Elk Grove, Illinois

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HHS:PHS:FDA:CFSAN:OC:DCP:MSB

200 C Street, S.W.
Washington, DC 20204

M-b-317

October 8, 1992

TO: All Regional Food and Drug Directors
Attn: Regional Milk Specialists

FROM: Milk Safety Branch (HFF-346)

SUBJECT: American Classic Visible Pipeline Milker Assembly Manufactured by Westfalia Systemat, Elk Grove, Illinois

The above referenced piece of equipment has been reviewed by Milk Safety Branch and found to comply with the applicable construction criteria for the Grade "A" Pasteurized Milk Ordinance 1989 Recommendations of the United States Public Health Service/Food and Drug Administration.

The review addressed construction compliance. Mechanical cleaning of the unit was not evaluated and if problems develop, periodic disassembly and manual cleaning may be required.

A description of the milker assembly along with a parts list and diagram is enclosed for your information and files. Additional information on this milker assembly can be obtained by writing:

Westfalia Systemat
1862 Brummel Drive
Elk Grove, Illinois 60007

FDA's review of this equipment and our findings that it complies with the applicable construction criteria of the PMO does not constitute agency endorsement or approval of the product. Any representation that this product is approved by FDA is false and misleading.

Copies of this memorandum are enclosed for distribution to State Milk Control Agencies and State Milk Sanitation Rating Officers in your region.
 

Allen R. Sayler
Senior Milk Sanitation Officer
Milk Safety Branch
Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition