Introduction to Pasteurized Milk Ordinance (PMO) (Cancelled)

Apr 6, 2017, 8:00am - 5:00pm
At this time the workshop is postponed due to a family emergency with the speaker. To be added to the wait list for the rescheduled course, please contact Heather Dean at

The PMO short course targets individuals that are starting to work in dairy plant operations and will have the responsibility to follow the standards for Grade “A” pasteurized, ultra-pasteurized and aseptically processed milk and milk products. The course addresses the aspects that are necessary to comply with the items related to receiving stations, transfer stations, operating conditions, overhead protection, milk and milk products continuous flow (HTST, HHST) and milk and milk product vat (batch) pasteurization. Compliance items of facilities for the cleaning and sanitizing of milk tank trucks are also taught. In addition, the course includes the cases of dairy plant operations, which have HACCP Systems regulated under Appendix K of the PMO and the CCP requirement of Appendix H for pasteurization and aseptic.

Course Fee
The cost to attend is $350 per person by the registration deadline March 23, 2017. This fee covers instruction, manual, lunch, and certificate. After the deadline, the registration cost is $399. 

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Class sessions are held on The Ohio State University campus. Room location TBD.

There are many nearby hotels on Olentangy River Rd. A few that include shuttle to OSU are Fairfield Inn & Suites, Holiday Inn Express & Suites, and Springhill Suites. Additional options can be found here:

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Cancellation Policy
Cancellations must be received before March 30 to receive a partial refund. There is a $50 cancellation fee. No refunds will be given for cancellations after March 30 or for no-shows.

In the event of a low attendee registration or weather emergency, the Food Industries Center will reschedule or cancel the course. If a course cancellation occurs, a refund will be given in the amount of the registration fee.

Substitution Policy
Substitutions are permitted, but please notify us as soon as possible so that materials can be properly identified.