Food Safety & Quality Systems

Our Commitment

Dairy Ingredients is proud of our focused commitment and company-wide culture of food safety & quality.  From raw material procurement through finished product final inspection, we assure that our products meet the most stringent food safety & quality standards.  All of our products are manufactured under full compliance with regulatory requirements, and under the high ethical standards mandated through our corporate policies, programming, and certifications:

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  • Dairy Ingredients, Inc. Corporate Ethical Policies & Code of Conduct.
  • Globally recognized GFSI Certification – SQF 8.1 "Excellent" rating.
  • IMS Grade “A” Listing, various Kosher Certifications, and Halal Certification.
  • Comprehensive Food Safety & Quality Programming rooted in the food safety fundamentals of CODEX Alimentarius HACCP Principles.
  • Full FSMA Compliance.
  • Responsible & Sustainable Sourcing Programs ensure product quality, integrity, and safety through rigorous supplier approval standards.
  • Uncompromising Quality Control procedures.

Quality Control

To ensure that the products you receive will produce the high quality finished products you expect, all Dairy Ingredients products are manufactured under meticulous Safety & Quality Control measures, a sampling of which include:

  • Strictly defined Laboratory Protocols, and the application of AOAC Methodologies.
  • Comprehensive Raw Material testing to confirm published Specifications.
  • Robust Calibration Programming for laboratory equipment to ensure the accuracy of Quality Testing results.
  • Positive release following strict confirmation of compliance with finished product specifications.

Food Analysis Services

  • Proximate Analysis of food products using NIR (Near-Infrared) or Wet Chemistry to include:
  • Fat
  • Protein
  • Solids / Moisture
  • Lactose
  • Ash
  • pH
  • Titratable Acidity
  • ° Brix
  • Bacteriological Assays
  • Allergen Testing
  • Presence of Inhibitors/Antibiotics
  • Viscosity Measurement - Brookfield & Zahn Cups
  • Particle size quantification
  • Product Density - Fluids & Semi-Solids
  • Melting Point Determination
  • Light Microscopy with Image Capture
  • Homogenization Efficiency
  • Simulated shelf-life / "Heat-Shock" testing
  • Temperature monitoring (in-product) with Graphical Reporting