3A Sanitary Standards
3A Sanitary Standards have been developed for a variety of equipment used in the dairy industry, as well as some equipment used in egg processing. The founding organizations of 3A represent equipment manufacturers, dairy processors, and regulatory officials. 3A Standards are used as a reference under the Grade A Pasteurized Milk Ordinance (PMO), the official regulatory document for the National Conference on Interstate Milk Shipments (NCIMS). 3A Sanitary Standards may also be required under many state and local regulations.

GEA Filtration supplies cross-flow membrane filtration plants, replacement membranes and services. The vast majority of our systems have been supplied to the dairy industry and in compliance with the FDA, USDA, and 3A standards. To view the most common dairy membrane applications please access this page.

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