Food Safety and Quality


Resources For Consumers, Dairy Farmers and Processors

Short Courses

Check back here for regular updates and offerings.

Labeling Regulations for Dairy Products Short Course

Labeling Regulations for Dairy Products Short Course

December 8 & 9, 2021

FSPCA Preventive Controls Training

FSPCA Preventive Controls Training

December 14-16, 2021

Research, Safety & Quality

Center for Dairy Research

The Wisconsin Center for Dairy Research at University of Wisconsin - Madison (CDR) is dedicated to helped Wisconsin producers make safe, high-quality dairy products.

In addition to their continued research efforts to keep our state at the forefront of dairy, the Center also offers dairy companies supportive services and resources to continue to enhance your products safety and quality.

Learn More at the CDR Site
Making Cheesecurds

Center for Dairy Research - Wisconsin Master Cheesemaker® Program

Joanne Gauthier and Marianne Smukowski discuss the process of becoming a certified Master Cheesemaker with Pam Jahnke, the Fabulous Farm Babe.

Learn About the FDA's

Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)

The FSMA is shifting the FDA's focus from reaction to prevention, after the realization that foodborne illness is both a big public health issue and also an economic liability.

As a result, the FDA has finalized seven major rules. These rules help to ensure food supply safety is a shared responsibility within the global supply chain for both human and animal food.

Visit the FDA Site for Details
Coming Soon!

Dairy Food Safety & Quality Certificate Series

Developed specifically for Food Safety & Quality professionals in the Wisconsin dairy industry. Whether you are new to the dairy industry or seasoned professional, this certificate series has something for you!

Scheduled to Launch in 2021


Programs & Funding

Our Dairy Companies programs are setup to help Wisconsin Dairy Companies promote their brands and spread the word about our products across the market!

Company Search

Company Search

Wisconsin makes more than 600 different varieties, types and styles of cheese that are crafted and/or sold by more than 100 cheesemakers and marketers.

Market Information

Market Information

Our research helps Wisconsin Dairy Companies identify new opportunities, find new markets, and target new product development to meet the needs of a changing consumer.

Food safety questions? Contact our expert, Adam Brock.

We're looking forward to your participation as we work hard to make sure Wisconsin continues to be a leader in dairy food safety!