Ultrafiltered Milk in the Production of Standardized Cheeses and Related Cheese Products
Ultrafiltered Milk in the Production of Standardized Cheeses and Related Cheese Products (August 2017)
The purpose of this guidance is to advise manufacturers who wish to use ultrafiltered milk (UF milk) or ultrafiltered nonfat milk (UF nonfat milk) in the production of standardized cheeses and related cheese products. More specifically, this guidance is intended to advise food manufacturers of our intent to exercise enforcement discretion regarding the use and labeling of UF milk and UF nonfat milk in these cheeses, when used in addition to the dairy ingredients specified in the standards of identity in 21 C.F.R. Part 133.