Food Safety - Dairy Safety in South Carolina

DHEC regulates all Grade A Dairy facilities in the state that produce, haul, process, package, and distribute milk and milk products. We run lab tests on samples of raw and finished products and water supplies from each facility. 

Regulatory Information

Application & Permit

  • Application for Dairy or Manufactured Food Permit – DHEC 1752 - Apply for a permit for a Bulk Milk Hauler, Bulk Milk Tanker, Dairy Farm (Cow or Goat), Raw (Cow, Goat or Sheep) Dairy Farm, Milk Distribution Station, Milk Pasteurization Firm, or Single-Service Milk Containers and Closures Manufacturing Firm.
  • Dairy Product Establishment Sample Application

Submit a complete and signed application to DHEC by following the instructions at the bottom of the form. Applications with blank fields and/or unsigned are incomplete and cannot be accepted.

Sample Inspection Reports

  • Bulk Milk Hauler/Sampler – DHEC 1605
  • Milk Tank Truck – DHEC 1606
  • Dairy Farm & Raw Dairy Farm – DHEC 1709
  • Milk Distribution Station – DHEC 1788a
  • Milk Pasteurization Plant – DHEC 1788
  • Single-Service Milk Containers and Closures Manufacturing Firm – DHEC 1608

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Resources

Contact Information

Dairy@DHEC.SC.GOV

803-896-0640

SC DHEC
Bureau of Environmental Health Services
Division of Food Protection & Lead Risk Assessment
2600 Bull Street 
Columbia, SC 29201

SC DHEC
Division of Food Protection & Lead Risk Assessment
State Park Health Center
8500 Farrow Road, Building 5
Columbia, SC 29203

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