Dairy inspection and licensing

How Alberta’s dairy inspection system works, and licensing for dairy producers and processors.

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Dairy inspection and licensing



In Alberta, different agencies are responsible for licensing and permitting of dairy producers or dairy processors. Licensing is based on the volume of raw milk being produced or processed. To help ensure food safety, all animals must meet health requirements before milking, milk is tested before processing, and both production and processing facilities are routinely inspected.

In this section find out how Alberta’s dairy inspection system works, and how to apply for Dairy Producer and Dairy Processor licences issued by the Alberta government.