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National Conference on Interstate Milk Shipments (NCIMS) Index of Memoranda of Interpretation (M-a)

Index of Memoranda of Interpretation (M-a)

Memoranda of interpretation, usually interpretations of NCIMS documents, such as PMO, DMO and Methods Procedures

CODE # SUBJECT ITEM ISSUE DATE STATUS
M-a-1 Boiler Water, Sweet Water, Cooling Water 7p 1962/10/10
Revised 1962/12/26
Revised 1979/8/17
INACTIVE
See M-I-06-1
M-a-2 Separate Rooms 5p 1962/10/10
Revised 1979/8/17
INACTIVE
See M-I-06-1
M-a-3
 
Construction, Cleaning and Sanitizing
of Bottling and Packaging Equipment
18p 1962/10/10
Revised 1979/8/17
ACTIVE*
M-a-4 Well Pit Accessibility for Inspection 8r 1962/10/10
Amended 1973/6/6
Revised 1979/8/17
INACTIVE
See M-I-03-1
M-a-5 Storage of Antibiotics, Rodenticides and Insecticides in the Milk House or Room 15r 1962/10/10 INACTIVE
See M-a-44
M-a-6 Left-over Feed in Mangers Constitutes a Violation 3r 1962/10/10 INACTIVE
See M-a-44
M-a-7 Tuberculin Testing of Dairy Cattle Sec. 8 1963/2/28 INACTIVE
SeeM-a-44
M-a-8 Criteria for Reviewing Multi-use Plastic Equipment or Parts Used as Milk and
Milk Product Contact Surfaces
9r, 10r,
11r, 9p, 10p, and 11p
1963/5/22
Revised and Reissued 1979/8/17
INACTIVE
See M-I-03-1
M-a-9 Silo Storage Tanks 9r, 10p, and
11p
1963/5/22 INACTIVE
See M-a-64
M-a-10 Welded Pipelines 9r, 10p, and
11p
1963/6/6 INACTIVE
See M-a-44
M-a-11 Acceptable Plastics for Food Contact Surfaces 9r 1963/6/7 INACTIVE
See M-a-44
M-a-11
Sup. 1
Acceptable Plastics for Food Contact Surfaces 9r 1963/10/14 INACTIVE
SeeM-a-44
M-a-11
Sup. 2
Acceptable Plastics for Food Contact Surfaces 9r 1964/2/10 INACTIVE
See M-a-44
M-a-11
Sup. 3
Acceptable Plastics for Food Contact Surfaces 9r 1965/3/1 INACTIVE
See M-a-44
M-a-12 Transparent Flexible Plastic Tubing Used in Connection with Milk Transfer Systems 9r 1963/7/22
Revised 1979/8/17
INACTIVE
See M-I-06-1
M-a-13 Submerged Water Inlets to a Culture Vat 7p 1964/1/27
Revised 1979/8/17
ACTIVE*
M-a-14 Bacteriological Testing of Water Supplies and Rating Debits 8r and MMSR 1964/1/27
Revised 1979/8/17
INACTIVE
See M-I-06-1
M-a-15 Determination of Cleanliness in Short Lengths of Flexible Plastic Tubing 9r 1964/4/27
Reissued 1979/8/17
INACTIVE
See M-I-06-1
M-a-16 Feeding of Poultry Litter or Manure to Dairy Cattle 1r 1965/7/15
Reissued 1979/9/17
INACTIVE
M-a-16
2nd Revision
Feeding of Poultry Litter or Manure to Dairy Cattle 1r 1982/3/1 INACTIVE
See M-I-92-15
M-a-17 Specifications for Recording Thermometer Charts Used on Batch Pasteurizers App. H 1965/11/8
Revised 1979/8/17
INACTIVE
See M-I-06-1
M-a-18 Use of Ultraviolet Process for Disinfection of Water Supplies 8r 1966/5/5
Reissued 1979/8/17
ACTIVE*
M-a-19 Definition for Eggnog and Eggnog Flavored Milk Sec. 1 1966/6/23 INACTIVE
See M-a-44
M-a-20 Revision of Section 3-Permits, and Section 6-Examination of Milk and Milk
Products, of the 1965 Grade "A" Pasteurized Milk Ordinance
Sec.'s 3 and 6 1966/7/12 INACTIVE
See M-a-44
M-a-21 Laboratories Performing Vitamin and/or Mineral Assays of Milk and Milk Products Sec. 6 1966/10/19 INACTIVE
See M-a-44
M-a-22 Definition for Frozen Milk Concentrate Sec. 1 1966/12/8 INACTIVE
See M-a-44
M-a-23 Revision of Section 6-Examination of Milk and Milk Products (Administrative Procedures-Sampling Procedures) and Section 7-Standards for Milk and Milk Products (Item 17p-Cooling of Milk) Sec. 6 and 17p 1967/1/16 INACTIVE
See M-a-64
M-a-24 Utensil and Equipment Storage 12r 1967/3/16
Revised 1979/8/17
ACTIVE*
M-a-25 Definition for Eggnog Flavored Low Fat Milk Sec. 1 1967/9/20 INACTIVE
 
M-a-25
Amend-ment
# 1
Pasteurization of Eggnog, Eggnog Flavored Milk, and Eggnog Flavored, Low-Fat Milk 16p 1969/11/20
Removed 1979/8/10
INACTIVE
See M-a-64
M-a-26 Change in Definition M of Pasteurized Milk Ordinance Sec. 1 1968/8/15 INACTIVE
See M-a-64
M-a-27 Definition Q-Optional Ingredients, 1965 Pasteurized Milk Ordinance Sec. 1 1968/8/15 INACTIVE
See M-a-64
M-a-28 Clarification of "Guidelines for the Control of Abnormal Milk" Sec. 4 1968/10/1 INACTIVE
See M-a-44
M-a-29 Silo Storage Tanks 9r, 10p, and 11p 1969/1/31 INACTIVE
See M-a-64
M-a-30 Circular Chart Support Pin 16p(A) and 16p(B) 1969/4/8 INACTIVE
See M-a-64
M-a-31 Use of Clarifiers on Dairy Farms Sec. 7 1970/5/15
Revised 1979/8/17
ACTIVE*
M-a-31
Sup. 1
Use of Separators on Dairy Farms Sec. 7 1984/1/17 ACTIVE*
M-a-32 Acceptable Minimum Distances Between Individual Water Wells and Sources of Contamination 8r and App. D 1970/6/24 INACTIVE
See M-a-64
M-a-33 Hermetically Sealed Containers for Use with "Sterilized" Milk Products Sec. 1 and 16p(C) 1970/8/26
Revised 1979/17/8
INACTIVE
See M-I-00-6
M-a-34 Abnormal Milk Control Program 1r 1970/9/15 INACTIVE
See M-a-44
M-a-35 Definition G - Pasteurization, 1969 Edition, Grade "A" Condensed and Dry Milk Products DMO-Sec. 1 1971/3/22
Removed 1964/8/10
INACTIVE
See M-a-64
M-a-36
Rescinded by M-a-38
Item 8r, Water Supply, Water Well Casings that Terminate Below Ground Level, i.e., Buried Seals 8r 1971/5/10 INACTIVE
See M-a-44
M-a-37 Trial Acceptance of Acoustical Composition Ceiling with a Nonabsorbent Finish 2p 1971/10/15
Reissued 1979/8/17
INACTIVE
See M-I-03-1
M-a-37
Sup. 1
Acoustical Composition Ceiling Tile with a Nonabsorbent Finish 2p 1973/7/11
Revised 1979/8/17
INACTIVE
See M-I-03-1
M-a-38
Rescinds M-a-36
Item 8r, Water Supply, Water Well Casings that Terminate Below Ground Level, i.e., Buried Seals (Rescinds M-a-36) 8r and 7p 1971/12/9
Amended 1974/2/26
INACTIVE
See M-a-64
M-a-38
Sup. 1
Rescinds Effective Date
Item 8r, Water Supply 8r and 7p 1974/2/27 INACTIVE
See M-I-92-15
M-a-39 Region III Seminar Questions & Answers (Testing Indicating Thermometers on Storage Tanks at Receiving/Transfer Stations and Highest Raw in HTST System) 16p and 17p 1971/12/17
Revised 1979/8/17
ACTIVE*
M-a-40 Debiting of Abnormal Milk Counts During Surveys - 2 Out of the Last 4 Samples Exceed the Limit MMSR
Sec. B, 2, e, 2) and App.
Sec. A, 10
1972/1/6 INACTIVE
See M-a-64
M-a-41 Air Vents in Milking Machine Inflations 9r 1972/11/07
Revised 1979/8/17
INACTIVE
See M-I-03-1
M-a-42 Coded Memoranda Transmittal   1973/2/6
Revised and
Reissued 1979/8/17
INACTIVE
See M-I-00-6
M-a-43 Single Line Farm Pipeline Milkers Using Vacuum-Gravity (Reverse Flush) Washing Systems 10r and
11r
1973/5/31
Revised 1979/8/17
ACTIVE*
M-a-44 Updating of the M-a Series of the Rating Officers Manual Rating Officers Manual 1973/6/6 INACTIVE
See M-a-64
M-a-45 Milk Temperatures at Transfer Stations 17p 1973/6/20
Revised 1979/8/17
INACTIVE
See M-I-03-1
M-a-46 Mechanical Cleaning, Sanitizing and Storage of Pipeline Milking Equipment in Milking Barns or Parlors 12r 1973/7/12 INACTIVE
See M-a-64
M-a-47 Rinse Tests for Single Service Containers 12p and
App. G
1973/8/21 INACTIVE
See M-a-64
M-a-48 Definition of Cottage Cheese Sec. 1 1973/10/12 INACTIVE
See M-a-64
M-a-49 Nonfat Dry Milk Labels Containing Two Grade Designations (Dry Milk Ordinance) DMO-Sec. 4 1973/11/28
Revised 1979/8/17
ACTIVE*
M-a-50 Protection of Plastic Milk Dispenser Bags 19p 1974/2/25
Reissued 1979/8/17
INACTIVE
M-I-03-1
M-a-50
Sup. 1
Protection of Plastic Milk Dispenser Bags 19p 1974/3/13
Revised and
Reissued 1979/8/17
INACTIVE
M-I-03-1
M-a-51 Filtration of Air for Blow Molding Single Service Plastic Milk Containers 15p(A) and
App. H
1974/7/2
Revised 1979/8/17
ACTIVE*
M-a-52 Additives to Boiler Feed Water 15p(A) and
App. H
1974/7/11 INACTIVE
See M-a-64
M-a-53 Unloading of Milk Transport Trucks 15p(A) 1974/9/9 INACTIVE
See M-a-64
M-a-53
Sup. 1
Unloading of Milk Transport Trucks 15p(A) 1974/12/2 INACTIVE
See M-a-64
M-a-54 Use of Whey in Grade "A" Milk and Milk Products Sec. 9 1975/2/3 INACTIVE
See M-a-64
M-a-55 Interim Criteria and Sanitation Standards for Use of Sweet Whey in Grade "A" Milk and Milk Products Sec. 7 1975/3/14 INACTIVE
See M-a-64
M-a-55
Sup. 1
Amendment to Interim Criteria and Sanitation Standards for Use of Sweet Whey in Grade "A" Milk and Milk Products Sec. 7 1976/6/29 INACTIVE
See M-a-64
M-a-56 Ultra-Pasteurization 16p 1975/7/16
Revised 1979/8/17
INACTIVE
See M-I-06-1
M-a-57 Use of Auxiliary High Pressure Water Pumps on Grade "A" Dairy Farms 8r 1975/10/24
Revised 1979/8/17
ACTIVE*
M-a-57
Sup. 1
Clarification of M-a-57: Use of Auxiliary High Pressure Water Pumps on Grade “A” Dairy Farms 8r 1993/6/30 INACTIVE
(Withdrawn)
M-a-57
Sup. 1
(Revised)
Withdrawal of M-a-57-Supplement 1 8r 1993/9/17 ACTIVE*
M-a-58 Lowfat Milk with Lactobacillus acidophilus Culture added Sec. 1 1975/10/28 INACTIVE
See M-a-64
M-a-59 Use of a Magnetic Flow Meter as a Replacement for the Metering Pump in High Temperature Short Time Pasteurizing Systems 16p, App. H and
App. I
1976/9/28
Revised and
Reissued 1979/8/17
INACTIVE
See M-I-92-15
M-a-59
Sup. 1
Field Tests for Use with DeLaval-Foxboro Magnetic Flow Meter System 16p, App. H and
App. I
1977/6/6
Reissued 1979/8/17
INACTIVE
See M-I-92-15
M-a-59
Sup. 2
DeLaval-Foxboro Magnetic Flow Meter System 16p, App. H and
App. I
1979/9/10 INACTIVE
See M-I-92-15
M-a-59
Sup. 3
Revised Test Procedures for Magnetic Flow Meter Systems 16p, App. H and
App. I
1981/2/6 INACTIVE
See M-I-92-15
M-a-60 Yogurt and Yogurt Products Covered Under the PMO M-a-60
Sec. 1
1977/6/13
Revised 1979/8/17
INACTIVE
See M-I-03-1
M-a-60
Sup. 1
Clarification - Frozen Yogurt Status Under the PMO not Resolved Sec. 1 1977/9/12
Reissued 1979/8/17
INACTIVE
See M-I-03-1
M-a-61 Use of "Butter Flakes/Granules" as Optional Ingredients in Grade "A" Cultured Buttermilk and/or Grade "A" Acidified Buttermilk Sec. 1 1977/6/24
Revised 1979/8/17
ACTIVE*
M-a-61
Sup. 1  
Use of "Butter Flakes/Granules" and "Butterflake Substitutes" as Optional Ingredients in Grade "A" Cultured Buttermilk and/or Grade "A" Acidified Buttermilk Sec. 1 1979/4/30
Revised 1979/8/17
ACTIVE*
M-a-62 Multiuse Plastic Milk Containers 12p 1977/10/20
Reissued 1979/8/17
INACTIVE
See M-I-00-6
M-a-63 Well Pits and Existing Water Supplies 8r 1978/5/12
Revised 1979/8/17
INACTIVE
See M-I-06-1
M-a-64 Updating of the M-a Series of the Milk Sanitation Rating Officers Manual Rating
Officers
Manual
1979/8/10 INACTIVE
See M/I-92-15
M-a-65 Reverse Flush System for Flushing Milk Hoses, Teat Cup Clusters, Milker Claws and Inflations Between Cows 9r 1979/11/15 INACTIVE
See M-I-06-1
M-a-65
Sup. 1
Clarification (Air Under Pressure) 16r 1980/12/10 ACTIVE
M-a-66 Sampling Frequency for Milk and Milk Products from Beyond the Limits of Routine Inspection (Section 11) Sec. 11 1979/11/22 INACTIVE
Rescinded
See M-I-03-1
M-a-66
Revised
Sampling Frequency for Milk and Milk Products from Beyond the Limits of Routine Inspection (Section 11) Sec. 11 1980/10/20 INACTIVE
Rescinded
See M-I-03-1
M-a-66
Sup. 1
Sampling Frequency for Milk and Milk Products from Beyond the Limits of Routine Inspection (Section 11) MMSR 1980/12/8 INACTIVE
Rescinded
See M-I-03-1
M-a-66
2nd Revision
Rescinds M-a-66 and M-a-66 Revised
Sampling Frequency for Milk and Milk Products from Beyond the Limits of Routine Inspection (Section 11) Sec. 11 1982/3/1 INACTIVE
See M-I-03-1
M-a-67 Multi-use Polycarbonate Plastic Milk Containers 12p 1980/8/28 INACTIVE
See M-I-06-1
M-a-68 7-Day Recording Thermometer on Raw Milk Storage Tanks 12p 1980/12/10 INACTIVE
See M-I-03-1
M-a-69 Guidelines for Interpretation of Item 9r 9r 1981/3/6 INACTIVE
See M-I-06-1
M-a-70 Milk Loading and Unloading Hoses 11p 1982/3/1 INACTIVE
See M-I-06-1
M-a-71 Milkline Drip Deflectors and Gravity-Type Strainers for Farm Bulk Tanks 14r 1982/3/1 INACTIVE
See M-I-07-1
M-a-72 Antibiotic Analysis of Cultured Dairy Products and Eggnog and Eggnog Flavored Products Sec. 6 1982/3/1 INACTIVE
See M-I-07-1
M-a-73 Use of Intermittent, Timed Release, High Pressure Insect Fogging Systems on Grade "A" Dairy Farms 19r 1984/9/14 INACTIVE
See M-I-06-1
M-a-74 Handling, Storage, Sampling and Shipment of Bulk Pasteurized Grade "A" Milk and Milk Products Sec's. 6, 7 and 11, 12p and 18p 1988/5/5 ACTIVE*
See M-I-04-9
M-a-75 FDA Determination of Sampling for Animal Drug Residues and Other Contaminants in Milk Sec. 6 1990/4/2
See M-I-90-5 for Effective Date
INACTIVE
See M-I-06-1
M-a-76 Separation of Pipelines 15p 1990/4/19
See M-I-90-5 for Effective Date- 1990/7/16
INACTIVE
See M-I-06-1
M-a-76
Sup. 1
Separation of Pipelines Update, Including Use of Block and Bleed Arrangements to Separate Product and Chemical Circuits 15p(B) 1995/2/1 INACTIVE
See M-I-06-1
M-a-77 Need for Calculating Adjusted Product Hold-ing Times for HTST Pasteurization Systems MMSR
Sec. D, 4
1990/4/11
See M-I-90-5 for Effective Date - 1990/7/16
INACTIVE
See M-I-00-6
M-a-78 Interpretation of Appendix N of the PMO Regarding Implementation App. N - Parts I & III 1991/12/4 INACTIVE
Revised M-a-78
M-a-78
Revised
Interpretation of Appendix N of the PMO Regarding Implementation App. N - Parts I and III 1992/3/6
Effective Date-
1992/3/6
INACTIVE
See M-I-06-1
M-a-79 Implementation of Appendix N of the PMO App. N -Part II 1992/7/22 INACTIVE
See Revision #1 M-a-79
M-a-79
Revision #1
Implementation of Appendix N of the PMO App. N -Part II 1994/3/10 INACTIVE
See M-I-06-1
M-a-80 Interpretation Regarding Water Supplies (PMO/State Water Control Authority) 8r and App. D 1992/12/4
Revised 1993/3/17
INACTIVE
See M-I-06-1
M-a-81 Thermometric Lag Tests on Indicating Thermometers for UP and UHT (Aseptic) Processing Systems App. I 1993/6/20
Revised-Issue and Effective Date - 1993/8/20
INACTIVE
See M-I-00-6
M-a-82 Appendix N of the PMO - Laboratory Requirements App. N 1993/12/28
Proposed Executive Board Voted Not to Issue on 1994/1/28 - FDA Concurred and
Rescinded M-a-82 on 1994/3/15
INACTIVE
See M-I-00-6
M-a-83 Grade "A" Powdered Dairy Blends as Ingredients of Other Grade "A" Dairy Products DMO 1994/5/2
Effective 1994/9/1
INACTIVE
See M-I-06-1
M-a-84 Charm B. stearothermophilus Tablet Disk Assay Sec. 6 1994/5/2
Effective 1994/9/1
INACTIVE
M-a-85
(Latest Revision)
See M-I-03-1
M-a-85 Beta lactam Test Methods Sec. 6 and
App. N
1994/4/22 for Comment with an Effective Date of 1994/8/22 Reviewed by NCIMS Board-
Rescinded 1995/1/1
INACTIVE
Rescinded
M-a-85
Revision #1
Beta lactam Test Methods for Use Under Appendix N and Section 6 of the PMO Sec. 6 and
App. N
1994/9/1 INACTIVE
Rescinded
M-a-85
Revision #2
Revision of M-a-85 to Include the Charm I/Cowside II Test for Cloxacillin In Milk Sec. 6 and
App. N
1995/6/21 Comment with Effective Date of 1995/10/21 Reviewed by NCIMS Board -
Rescinded 1995/9/20
INACTIVE
Rescinded
M-a-85
Revision #3
Beta lactam Test Methods for Use Under Appendix N and Section 6 of the PMO Sec. 6 and
App. N
1995/9/20 INACTIVE
Rescinded
M-a-85
Revision #3
Corrected
Beta lactam Test Methods for Use Under Appendix N and Section 6 of the PMO Sec. 6 and
App. N
1995/12/21 INACTIVE
Rescinded
M-a-85
Revision #4
Beta lactam Test Methods for Use Under Appendix N and Section 6 of the PMO Sec. 6 and
App. N
1996/6/3 INACTIVE
Rescinded
M-a-85
Revision #5
Beta lactam Test Methods for Use Under Appendix N and Section 6 of the PMO Sec. 6 and
App. N
1996/7/31 INACTIVE
Rescinded
M-a-85
Revision #5
Addendum
Beta lactam Test Methods for Use Under Appendix N and Section 6 of the PMO Sec. 6 and
App. N
1996/9/5 INACTIVE
Rescinded
M-a-85
Revision #6
Beta lactam Test Methods for Use Under Appendix N and Section 6 of the PMO Sec. 6 and
App. N
1997/7/14 INACTIVE
Rescinded
M-a-85
Revision #7
Beta lactam Test Methods for Use Under Appendix N and Section 6 of the PMO Sec. 6 and
App. N
1999/5/21 INACTIVE
Rescinded
M-a-85
Revision #8
Beta lactam Test Methods for Use Under Appendix N of the Pasteurized Milk Ordinance (PMO) Sec. 6 and
App. N
2001/1/22 INACTIVE
Rescinded
M-a-85
Revision #9
Beta lactam Test Methods for Use Under Appendix N and Section 6 of the Pasteurized Milk Ordinance (PMO) Sec. 6 and
App. N
2001/12/21 INACTIVE
Rescinded
M-a-85
Revision #10
Beta lactam Test Methods for Use Under Appendix N and Section 6 of the Pasteurized Milk Ordinance (PMO) Sec. 6 and
App. N
2003/5/30 INACTIVE
Rescinded
M-a-85
Revision #11
Beta lactam Test Methods for Use Under Appendix N and Section 6 of the Pasteurized Milk Ordinance (PMO)   Sec. 6 and
App. N
2004/3/10 INACTIVE
Rescinded
M-a-85
Revision #12
Beta lactam Test Methods for Use Under Appendix N and Section 6 of the Pasteurized Milk Ordinance (PMO) Sec. 6 and
App. N
2007/10/1 INACTIVE Rescinded
M-a-85
Revision #13
Beta lactam Test Methods for Use Under Appendix N and Section 6 of the Pasteurized Milk Ordinance (PMO) Sec. 6 and
APP. N
2010/1/4 INACTIVE Rescinded
M-a-85
Revision #14
Beta Lactam and Other Test Methods For Use Under Appendix N and Section 6 Of The Grade "A" Pasteurized Milk Ordinance (PMO) (available in PDF 599KB) Sec. 6 and
APP. N
2012/3/22 INACTIVE Rescinded
M-a-85
Revision #15
Beta Lactam and Other Test Methods For Use Under Appendix N and Section 6 Of The Grade "A" Pasteurized Milk Ordinance (PMO) (available in PDF 483KB) Sec. 6 and
APP. N
2016/8/29 INACTIVE Rescinded
M-a-85
Revision #16
Beta Lactam and Other Test Methods For Use Under Appendix N and Section 6 Of The Grade "A" Pasteurized Milk Ordinance (PMO) (available in PDF 264KB) Sec. 6 and
APP. N
2018/12/20 ACTIVE*
M-a-86 Certification of Industry Personnel (Supervisors) in the Use of FDA Evaluated Drug Residue Tests (1991 NCIMS Conference Problem 239) for Screening Bulk Milk Pickup Tankers App. N 1999/6/13
Effective Date of
1994/10/13 - Reviewed by NCIMS Board
Rescinded 1995/1/1
INACTIVE
Rescinded
M-a-86-
Revised
Certification of Industry Personnel (Supervisors) in the Use of FDA Evaluated Drug Residue Tests (1991 NCIMS Conference Problem 239) for Screening Bulk Milk Pickup Tankers App. N 1994/9/30
Effective 1995/1/1
Rescinded 2000/8/1
INACTIVE
Rescinded
M-a-86
Revision #1
Appendix N Testing Program for Drug Residues App. N 1999/9/17 for Comment with an
Effective Date of 1999/12/17
Reviewed by NCIMS Board-Rescinded 2000/8/1
INACTIVE
Rescinded
M-a-86
Revision #2
Appendix N Testing Program for Drug Residues App. N 2000/2/1 - Effective
2000/8/1
Rescinded 2001/7/23
INACTIVE
Rescinded
M-a-86
Revised
Appendix N Testing Program for Drug Residues App. N 2001/1/22 for Comment with an Effective Date
2001/5/22
INACTIVE
Rescinded
M-a-86
Revision #3
Appendix N Testing Program for Drug Residues  App. N 2001/7/23 INACTIVE
See M-I-06-1
M-a-87 Use of Ball Type Sanitary Check Valves in HTST, HHST, and Aseptic Processing Systems Sec. 7
16p(B), 16p(D)
1995/3/21 for Comment with an
Effective Date of
1995/8/21
Revised and Issued
1995/8/15with an Effective Date of
1995/10/15
ACTIVE*
M-a-88   Maximum Flush Times for Leak Detect Valves and Lines in Continuous Flow Pasteurization Systems 16p(B) 1995/4/1 for Comment with an Effective Date of 1995/8/1
Corrected and Issued 1995/11/15 with Effective Date of 1995/10/15
INACTIVE
See M-I-03-1
M-a-89 Reclaiming Heat from Vapors Drawn from Pasteurized Milk and Milk Products for Heating Raw Milk 16p(D), and
15p(B)
1996/3/25
Effective 1996/3/25
ACTIVE*
M-a-90 Delvo P Multi Test Sec. 6 1995/6/5 Sent out
for Comment with a Proposed Effective Date of 1995/10/1
Corrections were made and Re-Issued on 1995/8/15 with an Effective Date of 1995/8/1
ACTIVE*
M-a-91 Definition of "Component Part" for Single Service Containers   App. J 1996/2/23 INACTIVE
See M-I-06-1
M-a-92   FDA Position On Extra-Label Use of Fluoroquinolones. 15r 1995/11/13 for Comment with an Effective Date of 1996/3/13
Rescinded 1996/4/10
INACTIVE
Rescinded
See M-I-03-2
M-a-93 Sampling Related Questions and Answers Sec. 6 1999/8/27 for Comment with an Effective Date of 1999/12 /27
Revised and Issued 1999/11/12 - Effective Same Date
ACTIVE*
M-a-94 Single-Service Glass Milk Containers App. J 2004/2 /17 INACTIVE
See M-I-07-1
M-a-95 Effect of Cooling Rates on the Growth of Salmonella spp., Listeria monocytogenes and Escherichia coli O157:H7 in Sorbate-Free Cultured Sour Cream and Acidified Sour Cream Utilized to Modify the Cooling Temperature Requirements of Item 17p of the Grade “A” Pasteurized Milk Ordinance for these Sour Cream Products 17p 2006/8/18
Implementation Date of 2006/12/1
INACTIVE
See IMS-a-46 and M-I-09-1
M-a-96 Evaluation of Milk Laboratories (2005 Revision) Section 6 and Appendix G 2006/11/21
Implementation Date of 2007/1/1
ACTIVE*
M-a-97 Specified Microbial Inhibitors and/or Preservatives Accepted By FDA For Use In The Production Of Cottage Cheese That Will Be Filled At 13°C (55°F) Or Less, Cooled To 10ºC (50°F) Or Less Within Twenty-Four (24) Hours Of Filling, And Cooled To 7°C (45°F) Or Less Within Seventy-Two (72) Hours Of Filling 17p 2011/6/7 INACTIVE
Rescinded

M-a-97
Revision #1

Specified Microbial Inhibitors and/or Preservatives Accepted By FDA For Use In The Production Of Cottage Cheese That Will Be Filled At 13°C (55°F) Or Less, Cooled To 10ºC (50°F) Or Less Within Twenty-Four (24) Hours Of Filling, And Cooled To 7°C (45°F) Or Less Within Seventy-Two (72) Hours Of Filling (PDF 64KB) 17p 2016/9/2 ACTIVE*
M-a-98 Official Grade “A” Pasteurized Milk Ordinance (PMO) Regulatory Laboratory Tests For Grade “A” Milk And Milk Products And Grade “A” Dairy Farm And Milk Plant Water (PDF - 2.90MB) Section 6 2013/3/1
Implementation Date of 2013/3/15
ACTIVE*
M-a-98
Revision #1
Official Grade “A” Pasteurized Milk Ordinance (PMO) Regulatory Laboratory Tests for Grade “A” Milk and Milk Products and Grade “A” Dairy Farm and Milk Plant Water (PDF - 860KB) Section 6 2020/14/4 ACTIVE*
M-a-99 COVID-19 Outbreak (PDF - 50KB) PROCEDURES Section IV, B.5 2020/3/9 ACTIVE*

 

NOTE: Some M-a memoranda make reference to the 1953, 1965, 1978, 1989, 1993 or 2001 revisions of the PMO. Where noted as "ACTIVE" under Status, this interpretation applies to the 2003 revision of the PMO or other NCIMS document. Where noted as "INACTIVE" under Status, the content is covered in the PMO or other NCIMS document or is no longer applicable.

 

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