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Dairy Online Certificate: Module 16 - Quality Systems and Finished Product Quality

 In module 16, we will look at a Quality System including sampling, testing, and inspection of our ingredients, in-process products, and finished products.

Module 16 Course Overview

We must have a quality system in order to assure our dairy products consistently meet our customer’s requirements whether they enjoy eating them as a consumer or use them as an ingredient in a food product they make. We will see that testing includes microbiological, chemical, physical, and sensory analysis.

Learning Outcomes 

After successful completion of this module, you will be able to:

  1. Understand that what quality means depends on your perspective.
  2. Name seven principles of a quality system.
  3. Describe the benefits of having a quality system.
  4. Give examples of different kinds of tests used in our plants to evaluate quality.
  5. Identify the types and sources of the quality setting standards used in the dairy industry.
  6. Understand that we must review and audit our quality systems to assure it delivers accurate and reliable results.

Referred modules:

  • Module 10
  • Module 11

Themed Tracks

Further certificates using a themed track. If you completed the Basic Cert 1st you would only have to add from 1-4 modules for various add on Certificates. Conversely, if you completed and track-based certificate first you would get credit for 2-5 modules of the basic 12 already completed.

Module 16 is part of the following themed track:

Dairy Quality Certificate. Modules 1,2, 3,4,5, 6, 15, 16. This series/track includes course introduction, Dairy Chemistry, Dairy Microbiology, Pasteurization technologies, Sanitation, Supply Chain Management and Quality Systems. The intended audience for this track includes existing and new or aspiring members a plant’s Quality Department.

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All Dairy Certificate Modules

Dairy Online Certificate: Module 1 - Introduction to Dairy Production and Processing Industry

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Dairy Online Certificate: Module 2 - Dairy Chemistry and Physics

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Dairy Online Certificate: Module 3 - Dairy Microbiology

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Dairy Online Certificate: Module 4 - Fluid Milk I

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Dairy Online Certificate: Module 5 - Fluid Milk II

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Dairy Online Certificate: Module 6 - Common Dairy Equipment

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Dairy Online Certificate: Module 7 - Packaging

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Dairy Online Certificate: Module 8 - Current Good Manufacturing Practices

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Dairy Online Certificate: Module 9 - Cleaning and Sanitation

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Dairy Online Certificate: Module 10 - Food Safety Systems and Culture

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Dairy Online Certificate: Module 11 - Regulations and Standards for Dairy

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Dairy Online Certificate: Module 12 - Sustainable Dairy Processing

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Dairy Online Certificate: Module 13 - Membrane Filtration Process

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Dairy Online Certificate: Module 14 - Concentration, Evaporation, Drying

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Dairy Online Certificate: Module 15 - Supply Chain Management for Non-Dairy Ingredients

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Dairy Online Certificate: Module 16 - Quality Systems and Finished Product Quality

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Dairy Online Certificate: Module 17 - Basic Cheese Making

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Dairy Online Certificate: Module 18 - Specialty Cheese Making

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Dairy Online Certificate: Module 19 - Grade A Cultured Dairy Products

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Dairy Online Certificate: Module 20 - Dried Dairy Products I (Milk and Whey Powders)

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Dairy Online Certificate: Module 21 - Dried Dairy Products II (WPC, WPI, Lactoferrin, Casein)

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Dairy Online Certificate: Module 22 - Ice Cream

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Dairy Online Certificate: Module 23 - Cream and Butter

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Instructors

Sheri Cole
Sheri Cole is assistant professor, dairy extension and sustainable food manufacturing, Oregon State University. She's a highly accomplished R&D, Food Safety and Quality executive with extensive Fortune 500 business and technical experience. She's passionate about food and how to integrate innovative ideas from the culinary world into the retail food space. 
Marc Bates
Lead Instructor for Preventive Controls for Human food.
Prior- In the last 50 years I have always worked in, at or for a company that makes cheese. Food Safety auditor/consultant work during the past 17 years as well.
Zeynep Atamer
Zeynep Atamer is an Extension Dairy Processing Specialist.

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