May 10, 2011
To: All Regional Food and Drug Directors
Attn: Regional Milk Specialists
From: Dairy and Egg Branch (HFS-316)
Subject: CFSAN’s Grade “A” Milk Safety Program Personnel’s New Telephone Numbers
The Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN), Office of Food Safety (OFS), Division of Plant and Dairy Food Safety (DPDFS), Dairy and Egg Branch (DEB), Grade “A” Milk Safety Program, is in the process of changing to a new telephone system and consequently the changing of their current telephone numbers. Please use the following telephone numbers for all future telephone enquiries.
CFSAN/OFS/DPDFS/DEB’s organizational phone number is (240) 402-1700 and their FAX number is (301) 436-2632.
Following are the individual telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for the Grade “A” Milk Safety Program personnel:
John Sheehan, Director, DPDFS
Robert Hennes, Team Leader
Dennis Gaalsywk, Sr. Milk Sanitation Officer
Monica Metz, Chief, DEB
Steven Sims, Sr. Milk Sanitation Officer
Following are the telephone number and e-mail address for Charlotte Epps, Managing Editor of the IMS List:
Charlotte Epps, Managing Editor-IMS List
Following are the individual telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for additional DEB personnel that work with specific aspects of the Grade “A” Milk Safety Program:
Andrew Yeung, Food Chemist, DEB
Obianuju Nsofor, Microbiologist, DEB
Dr. Amber McCoig, Veterinarian, DEB
Cynthia Leonard, Consumer Safety Officer, DEB
An electronic version of this memorandum is available for distribution to Regional Milk Specialists, State Milk Regulatory/Rating Agencies, State Rating Officers and State Laboratory Evaluation Officers in your region. The electronic version should be widely distributed to representatives of the dairy industry and other interested parties and will also be available on the FDA Web Site at http://www.fda.gov at a later date.
If you would like an electronic version of this document prior to it being available on the FDA Web Site, please e-mail your request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Robert F. Hennes, RS, MPH
CAPT, U.S. Public Health Service
Dairy and Egg Branch