Inspection Frequency Who Performs Number of Facilities

Grade "A" Farm Inspections

2 times per year

Dairy Inspectors

About 2750 Grade "A" Farms

Grade "A" Plant Inspections

4 times per year

Dairy Inspectors

26 Grade "A" Processing Plants

High Temp Short Time (HTST) Pasteurizers

4 times per year (Grade A); 2 times per year (Manufacturing)

Dairy Inspectors

42 Grade Pasteurizers, 55 Manufacturing Grade Pasteurizers

Grade B Farm Inspections

1 time per year

Dairy Inspectors

About 250 Farms

Manufacturing Grade Plant Inspections

2 times per year

Dairy Inspectors

About 41 Manufacturing Plants

Hauler/Samplers

Once every 2 years

Dairy Inspectors

About 1,000 haulers

All Milk Tankers

Once per year

Dairy Inspectors

About 600 tankers

Positive Antibiotic Residue - Milk

After each violation

Dairy Inspectors

Depends on the number of violations

Interstate Milk Shippers Farm BTU Surveys

Once every 2 years

Interstate Rating Officers

Farms grouped into BTU's, depends on groupings

Interstate Milk Shippers Plant Surveys

Once every 2 years

Interstate Rating Officers

All Grade "A" Plants Selling Interstate (about 26)