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The Milk and Shellfish Grant Program is designed to fund projects that assist programs in achieving and/or maintaining compliance with requirements and goals of the National Grade “A” Milk Safety Program and National Shellfish Sanitation Program. Specific examples by project Category are identified below:

CATEGORY 1 – 2017 ANNUAL TRAINING NEEDS GRANTS (EXAMPLES)
Training needs for National Grade “A” Milk Safety Programs, including:

• FD373, Laboratory Evaluation Officers
• FD577, Special Problems in Milk Protection
• Southeast Regional Milk Seminar
• Northeast Regional Milk Seminar
• FD371, Milk Pasteurization Controls and Tests
• FD372, Milk Plant Sanitation and Inspection
• FD374, Laboratory Examination of Dairy Products
• FD375, Dairy Farm Sanitation and Inspection
• FD385, Automatic Milking Installation (AMI) Sanitation and Inspection
• FD578, Advanced Milk Processing
• Regional Seminars and Other Courses
• Dairy Equipment Review Committee Meetings

Training needs for National Shellfish Sanitation Programs, including:
• FD245-Shellfish Plant Standardization (only FDA course offered in 2017)
• Seafood HACCP Alliance Training
• Regional Meetings and Seminars
• PARLEOM/NELEOM Methodology and Policy Meetings
• CER Shellfish Program Management Meetings
• GIS Courses
• Emergency Response Courses
• Participation in a Dye Study
• Shellfish-Related Training Courses

CATEGORY 2 – EQUIPMENT GRANTS (EXAMPLES)
Equipment needs for the National Grade “A” Milk Safety Programs, Including:
• Digital printers
• LED lights and flashlights
• GPS devices
• Immersion circulators and heaters
• Pipettes, probes, saline injectors, and other lab equipment
• Additional needs identified by a program

Equipment needs for the National Shellfish Sanitation Programs, including:
• Night vision binoculars
• Portable projector / screens
• Marine waterways equipment, including GPS and sonar
• Boat parts
• Infrared thermometers
• Digital cameras
• Lab supplies and equipment
• Handheld conductivity instruments
• Mobile printers
• Dataloggers
• Range finders
• Specific use field computers
• Additional needs identified by a program

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