2015 NCIMS PROPOSAL 211 APPENDIX N MODIFICATION COMMITTEE PILOT PROGRAM
The following information and documents support the administration of the Pilot Program:
- Implementation Date for tetracycline class of drugs testing – July 1, 2017. The Appendix N Pilot Program, including implementation date, was approved by vote of the NCIMS Executive Board on April 4, 2017.
- Frequency of testing – No less than one (1) out of fifteen (15) bulk milk tankers including farm bulk tank milk prior to processing on the farm received per quarter.
- Test methods to use where certified
M-a-85 Approved Methods for Tetracyclines
Charm® II Tetracycline Drug Test (Competitive Assay)
Pilot-Approved Methods for Tetracyclines
2400n-8 Charm ROSA Tetracycine-SL Rev. 06-17 2400n-7 NEOGEN BetaStar Advanced for Tetracycline Rev. 06-17 Idexx SNAP Tetracycline (DilutionConfirmation) Rev 06-17 Pilot
a. 2015 NCIMS Proposal 211 Pilot Program Accepted Tetracycline Test Kit Using Both Undiluted and Diluted Steps
b. Appendix N Modification LEO Responsibilities For New Tetracycline Test Kits
c. Appendix N Tetracycline Confirmation 22-Jun-17 Drug Residue Test Methods for Confirmation of Presumptive Positive Results and Initial Producer Traceback (www.fda.gov)
d. Appendix N Pilot Program Question and Answer Version 5 062317
e. PowerPoint 2015 NCIMS Proposal 211 Raw Milk Testing Pilot for Non-Beta Lactam Drugs Version 4 2017