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Index of Memoranda of Conference Actions (IMS-a) 

January 10, 2014

Code # Subject Issue Date Status

IMS-a-1

Methods of Making Sanitations Ratings of Milk Sheds (PHS Publication No. 678)

11/21/1962

Inactive

See IMS-a-15

IMS-a-2

     
Methods of Making Sanitations Ratings of Milk Sheds

 

4/4/1963
Revised
8/10/1979

ACTIVE

IMS-a-3

Changes 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, 1963

5/27/1963

Inactive See IMS-a-15  

IMS-a-4

National Uniform Coding System for Package Identification of Milk and Milk Product Processing Plants

6/4/1963

Inactive See IMS-a-15

IMS-a-5

Publication of Interstate Milk Shipper List

9/6/1966

Inactive See IMS-a-15
IMS-a-6

  

Debiting of Bacterial Counts, Coliform Determinations, or Temperatures During Surveys-2 Out of the Last 4 Samples Exceed the Limit

1/15/1968

Inactive See IMS-a-15  
IMS-a-7

  

Coding Systems Used by Manufacturers of Single Service Containers for Milk and Milk Products

4/25/1969

Inactive See IMS-a-15
   Sup. 1         Coding Systems Used by Manufacturers of Single Service Containers for Milk and Milk Products

7/19/1969

Inactive See IMS-a-15
   Sup. 2

     

Coding Systems Used by Manufacturers of Single Service Containers for Milk and Milk Products

4/17/1970

Inactive See IMS-a-15
IMS-a-8

  

Clarification of Report of Enforcement Methods, FDA Form 2359j, and Methods of Making Sanitation Ratings of Milk Sheds

3/8/1972

Inactive See IMS-a-15
IMS-a-9

  

PHS Publication #678, Methods of Making Sanitation Ratings of Milk Sheds, 1966 Edition

6/20/1972

Inactive See IMS-a-15

Addendum # 1

Item #2.2 (Alternate Method) of the Above Identical Memorandum

6/22/1972

Inactive See IMS-a-15
IMS-a-10

  

Changes in Acceptable Screening Tests and Confirmatory Tests for the Detection of Abnormal Milk

12/8/1972

Inactive See IMS-a-15
IMS-a-11

  

Product Codes for Listing of Whey in the Sanitation Compliance and Enforcement Ratings of Interstate Milk Shippers

9/24/1975

Inactive See IMS-a-15  
   Sup. 1

     

Product Codes for Listing of Whey in the Sanitation Compliance and Enforcement Ratings of Interstate Milk Shippers

6/29/1976

Inactive See IMS-a-15
IMS-a-12

  

1977 Edition of the Procedures Governing the Cooperative State-Public Health Service/Food and Drug Administration Program for Certification of Interstate Milk Shippers

9/16/1977

Inactive See IMS-a-13
IMS-a-13

  

1979 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)

8/9/1979

Inactive
IMS-a-14

  

Interim Policy on the Application of the Grade A Pasteurized Milk Ordinance

8/13/1979

Inactive

See M-I-92-15

IMS-a-15

  

Updating of the IMS-a Series of the Milk Sanitation Rating Officers Manual

8/10/1979

Inactive See M-I-92-15
IMS-a-16

  

Effect Date of May 1979 NCIMS Recommended Changes in the 1978 PMO and Related Documents

3/10/1980

Inactive See M-I-92-15
IMS-a-17

  

Forms for 1978 PMO and Related Documents

6/5/1980

Inactive See M-I-92-15
IMS-a-18 Interpretation of Methods of Making Sanitation Ratings of Milk Supplies, Computation of Enforcement Ratings

3/1/1982

Inactive See M-I-03-1
IMS-a-19

  

Effect Date of May 1981 NCIMS Recommended Changes in the 1978 PMO and Related Documents

4/5/1982

Inactive See M-I-92-15
IMS-a-20

  

Effective Date for Computing Sampling Frequency Enforcement (Antibiotics)

5/14/1982

Inactive See M-I-92-15
IMS-a-21

  

1983 NCIMS Actions

10/3/1983

Inactive See M-I-92-15
IMS-a-22

  

IMS Listing-New Product Code Information Due Beginning December 1, 1983 Through January 30, 1984

10/25/1983

Inactive See M-I-92-15
IMS-a-23

  

Interpretation 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)

4/16/1984

Inactive See M-I-92-15
IMS-a-24

  

Actions of the 1985 National Conference on Interstate  Milk Shipments

11/8/1985

Inactive See M-I-92-15
IMS-a-25 Actions of the 1987 National Conference on Interstate Milk Shipments

9/25/1987

Inactive

See M-I-00-6

   Sup. 1 Information Supplement to IMS-a-25

10/6/1987

Inactive See M-I-92-15
IMS-a-26

  

Solutions to NCIMS Conference Problems #106 (1985) and #223 (1987)

6/16/1989

Inactive See M-I-00-6
   Sup. 1

     

Amendment to Problem #106 of the 1985 NCIMS (Elimination of Coliform Standard for Heat-treated Milk Products)

3/6/1992

Inactive See M-I-00-6
IMS-a-27 Actions of the 1989 National Conference on Interstate Milk Shipments

9/12/1989

Inactive See M-I-00-6
IMS-a-28 Listing Criteria for Single Service Manufacturers

4/25/1991

Inactive
See M-I-06-1

IMS-a-29

  

Page Changes in Method of Making Milk Sanitation Ratings (MMSR) Re. Problem 317 From 1989 NCIMS

6/13/1991

Inactive

See M-I-92-15

IMS-a-30** Actions of the 1991 National Conference on Interstate Milk Shipments

8/22/1991

Active

   Sup. 1

Revision of the Procedures Governing the State-Public Health Service/FDA Program for the Certification of Interstate Milk Shippers

12/8/1992

Inactive

See M-I-92-15

   Sup. 2

Problem 239 (Screening of Bulk Milk Pick-up Tankers)
from the 1991 NCIMS Conference

4/25/1994

Inactive

See M-I-03-1

IMS-a-31**

Actions of the 1993 National Conference on Interstate
Milk Shipments

9/19/1993

Active
IMS-a-32**

Actions of the 1995 National Conference on Interstate
Milk Shipments

9/1/1995

Active
IMS-a-33

Charm II Sulfa Drug Test (Competitive Assay)

9/12/1995

Active
IMS-a-34

  

1995 NCIMS Proposal #211

7/12/1996

Inactive

See M-I-03-1

IMS-a-35

Implementation Date Stayed for IMS Rating Portion of Proposal 280 from 1995 NCIMS Conference

7/19/1996

Inactive

See M-I-00-16

  Corrected

Implementation Date Stayed for Proposal 280 from 1995 NCIMS Conference

2/21/1997

Inactive

See M-I-00-6

IMS-a-36

Charm II Tetracycline Drug Test (Competitive Assay)

1/17/1997

ACTIVE

IMS-a-37

Implementation Date for Vitamin A & D Analysis to be Conducted in Certified Laboratories

2/21/1997

Inactive

See M-I-03-1

IMS-a-38

1997 NCIMS Proposals # 95-305 and 95-319

5/27/1997

Inactive

See M-I-00-16

IMS-a-39**

Actions of the 1997 National Conference on Interstate
Milk Shipments

9/26/1997

ACTIVE

IMS-a-40**

1997 NCIMS Proposals 135 and 319

10/24/1997

ACTIVE

IMS-a-41**

Actions of the 1997 Special Resolution 5 Conference on Interstate Milk Shipments

3/25/1998

ACTIVE

IMS-a-42**

Actions of the 1999 National Conference on Interstate
Milk Shipments

8/27/1999

ACTIVE

Correction #1 **

Proposal 236 (Grade “A” Labeling)

11/12/1999

ACTIVE

IMS-a-43**

Actions of the 2001 National Conference on Interstate
Milk Shipments

10/2/2001

ACTIVE

IMS-a-44**

Actions of the 2003 National Conference on Interstate
Milk Shipments

10/1/2003

ACTIVE

IMS-a-45**

Actions of the 2005 National Conference on Interstate
Milk Shipments

10/1/2005

ACTIVE

   Sup. 1**

Additional Actions from the 2005 National Conference on Interstate Milk Shipments Related to Proposal 127 (Hot Filled Cottage Cheese)

3/10/2011
Implementation Date of 4/1/2011

ACTIVE

   Sup. 2**

Additional Actions from the 2005 National Conference on Interstate Milk Shipments Related to Proposal 126 (Cold Filled Cottage Cheese) as passed in Proposal 117 from the 2011 NCIMS Conference

6/7/2011
Implementation Date of 6/15/2011

ACTIVE

IMS-a-46**

Actions of the 2007 National Conference on Interstate
Milk Shipments

10/15/2007

ACTIVE

IMS-a-47**

Actions of the 2009 National Conference on Interstate
Milk Shipments

10/14/2009

ACTIVE

IMS-a-48**

Actions of the 2011 National Conference on Interstate
Milk Shipments

11/7/2011

ACTIVE

IMS-a-49**

Actions of the 2013 National Conference on Interstate
Milk Shipments

11/8/2013

ACTIVE

** 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 Milk Rating Officer.