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National Conference on Interstate Milk Shipments (NCIMS) IMS-a Memoranda

Index of Memoranda of Conference Actions (IMS-a)

November 21, 2013

Memoranda of NCIMS Conference or NCIMS Executive Board Action

The memoranda available on the web are linked and begin at IMS-a-30.

Code #SubjectIssue DateStatus
IMS-a-1Methods of Making Sanitations Ratings of Milk Sheds (PHS Publication No. 678)11-21-1962INACTIVE
See IMS-a-15
IMS-a-2Methods of Making Sanitations Ratings of Milk Sheds4-4-1963
Revised
8-10-1979
ACTIVE
IMS-a-3Changes and Additions to the Procedures Governing the Cooperative State-PHS Program for Certification of Interstate Milk Shippers, adopted by the Ninth National Conference, April 18, 19635-27-1963INACTIVE
See IMS-a-15 
IMS-a-4National Uniform Coding System for Package Identification of Milk and Milk Product Processing Plants6-4-1963INACTIVE
See IMS-a-15
IMS-a-5Publication of Interstate Milk Shipper List9-6-1966INACTIVE
See IMS-a-15
MS-a-6Debiting of Bacterial Counts, Coliform Determinations, or Temperatures During Surveys-2 Out of the Last 4 Samples Exceed the Limit1-15-1968INACTIVE
See IMS-a-15 
IMS-a-7Coding Systems Used by Manufacturers of Single Service Containers for Milk and Milk Products4-25-1969INACTIVE
See IMS-a-15 
Sup. 1
 
Coding Systems Used by Manufacturers of Single Service Containers for Milk and Milk Products7-19-1969INACTIVE
See IMS-a-15 
Sup. 2Coding Systems Used by Manufacturers of Single Service Containers for Milk and Milk Products4-17-1970INACTIVE
See IMS-a-15
IMS-a-8Clarification of Report of Enforcement Methods, FDA Form 2359j, and Methods of Making Sanitation Ratings of Milk Sheds3-8-1972INACTIVE
See IMS-a-15
IMS-a-9PHS Publication #678, Methods of Making Sanitation Ratings of Milk Sheds, 1966 Edition6-20-1972INACTIVE
See IMS-a-15
Addendum #1Item #2.2 (Alternate Method) of the Above Identical Memorandum6-22-1972INACTIVE
See IMS-a-15
IMS-a-10Changes in Acceptable Screening Tests and Confirmatory Tests for the Detection of Abnormal Milk12-8-1972INACTIVE
See IMS-a-15
IMS-a-11Product Codes for Listing of Whey in the Sanitation Compliance and Enforcement Ratings of Interstate Milk Shippers9-24-1975INACTIVE
See IMS-a-15
Sup. 1Product Codes for Listing of Whey in the Sanitation Compliance and Enforcement Ratings of Interstate Milk Shippers6-29-1976INACTIVE
See IMS-a-15
IMS-a-121977 Edition of the Procedures Governing the Cooperative State-Public Health Service/Food and Drug Administration Program for Certification of Interstate Milk Shippers9-16-1977INACTIVE
See IMS-a-13
IMS-a-131979 Edition of the Procedures Governing the Cooperative State-Public Health Service/Food and Drug Administration Program for Certification of Interstate Milk Shippers (Replaces IMS-a-12)8-9-1979INACTIVE
IMS-a-14Interim Policy on the Application of the Grade A Pasteurized Milk Ordinance8-13-1979INACTIVE
See M-I-92-15
IMS-a-15Updating of the IMS-a Series of the Milk Sanitation Rating Officers Manual8-10-1979INACTIVE
See M-I-92-15
IMS-a-16Effect Date of May 1979 NCIMS Recommended Changes in the 1978 PMO and Related Documents3-10-1980INACTIVE
See M-I-92-15
IMS-a-17Forms for 1978 PMO and Related Documents6-5-1980INACTIVE
See M-I-92-15
IMS-a-18Interpretation of Methods of Making Sanitation Ratings of Milk Supplies, Computation of Enforcement Ratings3-1-1982INACTIVE
See M-I-03-1
IMS-a-19Effect Date of May 1981 NCIMS Recommended Changes in the 1978 PMO and Related Documents4-5-1982INACTIVE
See M-I-92-15
IMS-a-20Effective Date for Computing Sampling Frequency Enforcement (Antibiotics)5-14-1982INACTIVE
See M-I-92-15
IMS-a-211983 NCIMS Actions10-3-1983INACTIVE
See M-I-92-15
IMS-a-22IMS Listing-New Product Code Information Due Beginning December 1, 1983 Through January 30, 198410-25-1983INACTIVE
See M-I-92-15
IMS-a-23Interpretation of Methods of Making Sanitation Ratings of Milk Supplies Re: Compliance with Frequency of Inspections (Item 2 of Parts I and II of FD 2359j)4-16-1984INACTIVE
See M-I-92-15
IMS-a-24Actions of the 1985 National Conference on Interstate Milk Shipments11-8-1985INACTIVE
See M-I-92-15
IMS-a-25Actions of the 1987 National Conference on Interstate Milk Shipments9-25-1987INACTIVE
See M-I-00-6
Sup. 1Information Supplement to IMS-a-2510-6-1987INACTIVE
See M-I-92-15
IMS-a-26 Solutions to NCIMS Conference Problems #106 (1985) and #223 (1987)6-16-1989INACTIVE
See M-I-00-6
Sup. 1Amendment to Problem #106 of the 1985 NCIMS (Elimination of Coliform Standard for Heat-treated Milk Products)3-6-1992INACTIVE
See M-I-00-6
IMS-a-27Actions of the 1989 National Conference on Interstate Milk Shipments9-12-1989INACTIVE
See M-I-00-6
IMS-a-28Listing Criteria for Single Service Manufacturers 4-25-1991INACTIVE
See M-I-06-1
IMS-a-29  Page Changes in Method of Making Milk Sanitation Ratings (MMSR) Re. Problem 317 From 1989 NCIMS6-13-1991INACTIVE
See M-I-92-15
IMS-a-30**    Actions of the 1991 National Conference on Interstate Milk Shipments8-22-1991ACTIVE
Sup. 1Revision of the Procedures Governing the State-Public Health Service/FDA Program for the Certification of Interstate Milk Shippers12-8-1992INACTIVE
See M-I-92-15
Sup. 2Problem 239 (Screening of Bulk Milk Pick-up Tankers) from the 1991 NCIMS Conference4-25-1994INACTIVE
See M-I-03-1
IMS-a-31**Actions of the 1993 National Conference on Interstate Milk Shipments9-19-1993ACTIVE
IMS-a-32**Actions of the 1995 National Conference on Interstate Milk Shipments9-1-1995ACTIVE
IMS-a-33Charm II Sulfa Drug Test (Competitive Assay)9-12-1995ACTIVE
IMS-a-34  1995 NCIMS Proposal #2117-12-1996INACTIVE
See M-I-03-1
IMS-a-35  Implementation Date Stayed for IMS Rating Portion of Proposal 280 from 1995 NCIMS Conference7-19-1996INACTIVE
See M-I-00-16
CorrectedImplementation Date Stayed for Proposal 280 from 1995 NCIMS Conference2-21-1997INACTIVE
See M-I-00-6
IMS-a-36Charm II Tetracycline Drug Test (Competitive Assay)1-17-1997ACTIVE
IMS-a-37  Implementation Date for Vitamin A & D Analysis to be Conducted in Certified Laboratories2-21-1997INACTIVE
See M-I-03-1
IMS-a-38 1997 NCIMS Proposals # 95-305 and 95-3195-27-1997INACTIVE
See M-I-00-16
IMS-a-39**Actions of the 1997 National Conference on Interstate Milk Shipments
(available for download as a self expanding compressed WordPerfect 6.1 document. Compressed file size is 200 Kb, expanded size is 519 Kb.) †
9-26-1997ACTIVE
IMS-a-40**1997 NCIMS Proposals 135 and 31910-24-1997ACTIVE
IMS-a-41**Actions of the 1997 Special Resolution 5 Conference on Interstate Milk Shipments
(available for download as a self expanding compressed Word 6.0 document. Compressed file size is 86 Kb, expanded size is 88 Kb.) †
3-25-1998ACTIVE
IMS-a-42**Actions of the 1999 National Conference on Interstate Milk Shipments
(available for download as a self expanding compressed Word 6.0 document. Compressed file size is 164 Kb, expanded size is 375 Kb.) †
8-27-1999ACTIVE
Correction #1**Proposal 236 (Grade "A" Labeling) 11-12-1999ACTIVE
IMS-a-43**Actions of the 2001 National Conference on Interstate Milk Shipments
(available for download as a self expanding compressed Word 2002 document. Compressed file size is 200 Kb, expanded size is 749 Kb.) †
10-2-2001ACTIVE
IMS-a-44**Actions of the 2003 National Conference on Interstate Milk Shipments
(available for download as a self expanding compressed Word 2002 document. Compressed file size is 272 Kb, expanded size is 1,000 Kb.) †
10-1-2003ACTIVE
IMS-a-45**Actions of the 2005 National Conference on Interstate Milk Shipments10-1-2005ACTIVE
Sup. 1Additional Action from the 2005 National Conference on Interstate Milk Shipments Related to Proposal 127 (available in PDF 85KB)3-10-2011ACTIVE
Sup. 2Additional Action from the 2005 National Conference on Interstate Milk Shipments (NCIMS) Related to Proposal 126 as Passed in Proposal 117 from the 2011 NCIMS Conference6-7-2011ACTIVE
IMS-a-46**Actions of the 2007 National Conference on Interstate Milk Shipments10-15-2007ACTIVE
IMS-a-47**Actions of the 2009 National Conference on Interstate Milk Shipments (available in PDF 2.8MB)10-14-2009ACTIVE
IMS-a-48**Actions of the 2011 National Conference on Interstate Milk Shipments (available in PDF 843KB )11-7-2011ACTIVE
IMS-a-49Actions of the 2013 National Conference on Interstate Milk Shipments (available in PDF 2.87MB11-8-2013ACTIVE

** All changes in the PMO and related documents have been added to the current documents. This memo is being retained because it also contains other conference actions which did not require document changes but which may be of interest or use to a State Milk Sanitation Rating Officer.

† Documents temporarily unavailable on the web.