California Occupational License
Department of Food and Agriculture
Sampler's and Weigher's License
Division of Animal Health and Food Safety Services
Milk and Dairy Food Safety Branch
Licensing Agency Contact Information:
License Requirements, Fees, and Examination Information:
||1220 N Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
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||Milk and Dairy Food Safety@cdfa.ca.gov
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Persons who take samples of, and weigh or measure, milk and cream
Occupations To Which This License Applies:
on which sample tests are to be made as a basis for producer payment, on dairy farms, milk processing plants, producers associations, milk transport firms.
The Limited license is for personnel collecting samples from milk arriving at milk processing plants for antibiotic residue testing.
Fees: Examination Application: $75, Limited $50; License Renewal: $75, Limited $50.
Examination Frequency: Upon request.
Exam Locations: At a dairy farm or a milk processing plant.
Experience Requirement: By written, and oral & demonstration examination applicant will show proficiency in sampling and weighing or measuring milk and cream.
Average Time to Process Application: 60 days.
Renewal Period: Biennially, expires two years from the date of issue. License renewal fees must be received within 90 days of the license expiration date for renewals to be issued. Each general licensee must, within six months prior to the expiration of the license, successfully complete a refresher course and proficiency evaluation.
Special License Requirements: N/A
Comments: Study material is available at Branch regional offices.
Authority: California Food and Agricultural Code, Sections 35163, 35231 (b).
|Occupation Title||SOC Code
|Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers ||519061 |