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Milk quality

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1 sample for every milk delivery.

60 000

farms are collected from and sampled every two days, on average.

120 million

analyses are performed every year on milk from French farm.

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specialist laboratories for milk quality control.

Quality Assurance: a success story of the French dairy industry.

The quality of French milk and dairy products comes from the firm commitment of the national dairy industry to provide healthy, varied and delicious products. The milk produced meets the highest standards of European hygienic regulations. Each time milk is collected from a French dairy farm, a sample of milk is extracted and transported to an independent laboratory.

The lab is legally bound to test the hygiene and health standard of the milk, as well as its composition: the levels of fat content, the levels of protein content, ensuring that no water has been added, etc.

The price of milk which goes to the producer is a mark of its quality and composition.

Trustworthy and impartial analyses.

At the farm, a code identifying the producer is assigned to the sample. This ensures its traceability, but also ensures the anonymity of the farm throughout the analysis process. It’s a guarantee of impartiality. The labs are certified and officially qualified by the relevant public authorities.

The extractions and analyses follow the same process all across of France.

Fast results.

The analysis is typically carried out the day after sample extraction. The results are transmitted to the farmer very quickly via email, text message, or accessible online. At the end of every month, they receive a monthly summary, which can also be found on their invoice.

These results give the farmer an overview of the quality of their milk. They aid the farmer in managing his rearing practices and if necessary, to make adjustments on the farm.

Zoom-in on the Godefroy Law :

Quality control starts on the dairy farm. It is closely dependent on the conditions of animal rearing and production. Even if the producers are currently held to compliance with European regulations, the quality of milk in France has long been carefully monitored. The Godefroy Law of 1969 dictated that milk producers be paid according to the composition and quality of their milk. As a result, laboratories certified by the public authorities (cross-sectoral laboratories) and spread across all of France analyse the milk which dairy farms provide to the businesses which process the milk.

Other analyses are also carried out to monitor each animal individually.