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Committees and Duties

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EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL IMPROVEMENT COMMITTEE.

It shall be the duty of this committee to coordinate and establish educational and professional improvement throughout the dairy, food and related industries, in accordance with the objectives of the Association.

NEW YORK STATE FARM METHODS COMMITTEE.

It shall be the duty of this committee to study, make recommendations, and promote sanitary milk production in New York State; to assist the producers, regulatory agencies, and processors in evaluating and solving problems; and to further the establishment of uniform requirements and interpretations consistent with the sanitary requirements in other northeast states. It shall also be the duty of this committee to select the recipient of the annual Dr. Theodore H. Reich Memorial Award for presentation at the Annual Conference.

FOOD COMMITTEE.

It shall be the duty of this committee to explore and evaluate the food protection activities in New York State, to determine such weaknesses or failures as may exist now and later, and to develop and promote a competent, continuous and uniform program aimed at providing the consumers with foods of a safe, sanitary quality. It shall also be the duty of this committee to select the recipient of the annual William V. Hickey Memorial Award for presentation at the Annual Conference.

EQUIPMENT AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS COMMITTEE.

It shall be the duty of this committee to cooperate with other groups or associations in the evaluation of sanitary standards pertinent to the milk and food industries’ equipment; to evaluate new developments which affect equipment standards, design, or methods, and to make recommendations concerning these to the members or other interested parties and to also examine equipment which has been designed or constructed to meet official requirements or other standards, to ascertain whether or not the requirements are adequate for the need, and to transmit findings and recommendations to the members or other interested parties.

LABORATORY PRACTICES COMMITTEE.

It shall be the duty of this committee to study laboratory procedures and technical problems of current interest to the milk and food industries; to evaluate both published and unpublished data; and to present conclusions which will be helpful to our membership. A major activity of the committee is to plan and execute a laboratory session at the Annual Conference on topics of current interest to milk and food laboratory personnel. This committee may be composed to two sub-committees representing the milk and food industry. It shall also be the duty of this committee to select the recipient of the annual Howard B. Marlatt Memorial Award for presentation at the Annual Conference.