Eric Schweitzer
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3-A SSI Announces Multiple Revision Projects to 3-A Sanitary Standards

McLEAN, Virginia – As an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) accredited Standards Developing Organization (SDO), 3-A Sanitary Standards, Inc. is required to make public announcements any time there is a proposal for a new 3-A Sanitary Standards or 3-A Accepted Practices or reaffirmation, revision or withdrawal of existing 3-A Sanitary Standards or 3-A Accepted Practices. Announcements shall also be made to the Founding Member Organizations of 3-A SSI, FDA Milk Safety Branch, USDA Dairy Programs, industry trade press, and other interested parties to give the opportunity for participation by all directly and materially affected persons any time there is a proposed revision of a 3-A Sanitary Standard or Accepted Practice. The 3-A Sanitary Standards and Accepted Practices define hygienic design requirements to ensure the cleanability and inspectability of food processing equipment. On January 3, 2023, six new revision projects were referred to our Working Groups for review. The following revision projections have been referred to 3-A SSI Working Groups:

Project B-21-02-A, Revision of 3-A Sanitary Standard for Separators and Clarifiers, Number 21-02

Project B-26-06-A, Revision of 3-A Sanitary Standard for Sifters for Dry Products, Number 26-06

Project B-71-01-A, Revision of 3-A Sanitary Standard for Italian-Type Pasta Filata Style Cheese Moulders, Number 71-01

Project B-72-01-A, Revision of 3-A Sanitary Standard for Italian-Type Pasta Filata Style Moulded Cheese Chillers, Number 72-01

Project B-74-07-A, Revision of 3-A Sanitary Standard for Sensors and Sensor Connections and Fittings, Number 74-07

Project B-78-03-A, Revision of 3-A Sanitary Standard for Spray Cleaning Devices Intended to Remain in Place, Number 78-03

Project B-102-00-A, Revision of 3-A Sanitary Standard for Unitized Equipment for Automated Milking Installations, Number 102-00

Participation in 3-A SSI Working Groups is open to all persons who are directly and materially affected by 3-A Sanitary Standards and Accepted Practices. To get involved please visit our Working Group webpage http://3-a.org/Standards-Committees/Working-Groups for a copy of our WG Sign-Up Form. Also available is our complete list of projects, rosters, procedures, and more.

If you would like to participate or require additional information, please contact Eric Schweitzer erics@3-a.org.

To see a full description/ scope of each 3-A Sanitary Standard and Accepted Practice, please visit www.techstreet.com/3a

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