Artisanal Cheese Safety Resources


Dennis D’Amico, PhD

Assistant Professor/Dairy Foods


Diane Wright Hirsch, MPH, RD

Extension Educator/Food Safety


Food Safety Plans for the Artisanal Cheesemaker:  Step by Step

Available from Diane Hirsch (above)


University/Extension Programs

Vermont Tech

Continuing Ed/Ag Institute

Workshops offered


Vermont Institute for Artisanal Cheese

Providing research and technical support


University of Wisconsin Center for Dairy Research

Safety and quality programs, training and resources


The Dairy Practices Council

Nonprofit organization that publishes educational guidelines for the dairy industry


Industry Resources

American Cheese Society

Industry organization promoting American cheeses


Innovation Center for US Dairy

Food safety training for small dairy enterprises