Industry Resources

    U.S. Regulatory Agencies & U.S. Government Agencies

    United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
    www.usda.gov

    USDA Guidelines
    www.ams.usda.gov/dairy/manufmlk.pdf

    Register with the FDA
    www.FDAregistrar.com

    FDA Inspection Guidelines
    www.cfsan.fda.gov/~lrd/inspect.html

    HACCP (Hazardous Analysis of Critical Control Points)
    www.cfsan.fda.gov/~lrd/haccp.html

    United States Food & Drug Administration (FDA)
    www.fda.gov

    U.S. Trade Affiliations

    National Milk Producers Federation
    http://www.nmpf.org/

    New England Livestock Alliance
    www.nelivestockalliance.org

    Oldways Preservation & Exchange Trust
    www.oldwayspt.org

    Slow Food, USA
    www.slowfoodusa.com

    Wisconsin Cheesemakers Association
    www.wischeesemakersassn.org

    Wisconsin Specialty Cheese Institute
    www.wisspecialcheese.org

    Dairy Management Inc. (American Dairy Association)
    www.dairyinfo.com

    International Organizations & Trade Affiliations

    Alliance Pastorale (France)
    www.alliancepastorale.fr

    Quebec Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (Canada)
    www.quebecfood.com
    www.quebeciscooking.com

    International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA)
    www.idfa.org

    The Specialist Cheesemakers Association (Great Britain)
    www.specialistcheesemakers.co.uk

    Short Courses, Academic Programs & Research Institutions

    California Polytechnic Institute — Dairy Products Technology Center
    www.dptc.calpoly.edu

    Pennsylvania State University–Dairy Foods Research &
    www.foodscience.psu.edu

    Washington State University – Pullman, WA
    www.wsu.edu

    University of Vermont — Vermont Institute of Artisan Cheese
    www.uvm.edu/viac

    University of Wisconsin – Madison, WI
    www.wisc.edu

    UC-Davis Dairy Research and Information Center
    www.drinc.ucdavis.edu

    Wisconsin Center For Dairy Research
    www.cdr.wisc.edu

    University of Wisconsin-River Falls

    http://www2.uwrf.edu/afs-all/institutes/foodscience/welcome.html

    Utah State University — Dairy Technology Innovation Laboratory
    http://usu.edu/westcent

    Trade Publications

    The Cheese Reporter
    www.cheesereporter.com

    Cheese Market News
    www.cheesemarketnews.com

    Dairy Foods
    www.dairyfoods.com

    Culture Magazine
    www.culturecheesemag.com

    State Dairy Agencies & Marketing Boards

    California Milk Advisory Board
    www.realcaliforniacheese.com

    California Dairy Research Foundation
    www.cdrf.org

    ILoveCheese.co.uk
    www.ILoveCheese.co.uk

    New England Dairy Promotion Board
    www.newenglandcheese.com

    Vermont Cheese Council
    www.vtcheese.com

    Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board
    www.wisdairy.com

    Other Helpful Resources

    Cheese Forum
    www.cheeseforum.org

    American Cheese Society’s Social Network: Cheese Wire
    http://americancheesesociety.ning.com/

    Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE)
    www.sare.org