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Raw Milk Risk Assessment and Management Plan

Location: Bottineau, North Dakota

Contact: Peter Bartlett, office@bartlettfarms.us, 701-263-4574, www.bartlettfarms.us

How to Access: Cow-share ownership via Real Milk Plans; see website for details.

Profile: On 165 acres near Lake Metigoshe and Bottineau, North Dakota, Bartlett Farms is a 10 cow raw cow-share dairy providing milk to Minot, Bismarck, Williston, Grand Forks, and Fargo ND. The Jersey and Jersey-cross cows are given a forage-based diet containing diverse pastures in summer and alfalfa and grass hay in winter. A small amount of non-GMO transitional organic grain is fed during each of two daily milkings. Cleanliness is monitored by periodic testing of the milk for bacteria, coliforms, and pathogens. Test results posted below.

Protocols / Documentation (coming soon):

Test Results:

(For detailed test results, contact Bartlett Farms )

DateStandard Plate Count (SPC)ColiformPathogenOther
April 20182,000 cfu/ml<1 cft/mlNegative Results for e coli0157:H7, Campylobacter, Listeria, Salmonella
December 2017380,000 cfu/ml<3 cfu/mlNegative Results for Listeriashipping delay
November 20171,900,000 cfu/ml<25 cfu/mlNegative Results for Salmonella, E. Coli 0157H:7, and Campylobactershipping delay
September 2017<15,000 cfu/ml<25 cfu/mlNegative Results for E. Coli 0157:H7
August 2017Negative Results for Listeria
July 2017<15,000 cfu/ml<25 cfu/mlNegative Results for Salmonella
June 2017Negative Results for E. Coli 0157:H7
May 2017< 15,000 cfu/ml<25 cfu/mlNegative Results for Listeria Mono.4.0% butterfat, 3.6% protein
April 2017< 15,000 cfu/ml< 25 cfu/mlNegative Results for Salmonella5.1% butterfat, 3.8 % protein
November 2016< 15,000 cfu/ml< 25 cfu/mlNegative Results for Listeria
July 2016< 15,000 cfu/ml< 25 cfu/mlNegative Results for E. Coli 0157:H7
June 2016< 15,000 cfu/ml< 25 cfu/ml
April 2016< 15,000 cfu/ml< 25 cfu/mlNegative Results for Listeria Mono.

 

May 24th, 2017    |    Test for Vitamin A and D:

659 IU/qt Vitamin A

104 IU/qt Vitamin D

June 3rd, 2016    |    Test for Vitamin A and D:

1044 IU/qt Vitamin A

411 IU/qt Vitamin D