What is our Dry Whey program?
 
Our proficiency team prepares a sample of Mashed Potatoes, freezes them, and ships them to all of our participants for the micro portion. A sample of Sweet Whey Powder is also prepared for analytical portion. Once the testing is completed by each participant - results are sent to our team here at Cherney where they are analyzed and placed into a statistical data sheet. We then notify all participants that had unsatisfactory results (based on the recent round of testing) and generate reports.

Dry Whey
Dry Whey
  • Micro Methods
    • Aerobic Plate Count
    • Enterbacteriaceae Count (EB)
    • Total Coliform Count
    • Yeast/Mold Count
  • Analytical Methods
    • Ash %
    • Fat %
    • Moisture %
    • pH
    • Protein %
    • Scorched Particles
    • Titratable Acidity
What other info should you know?
  • Programs run quarterly and are prorated if an individual chooses not to participate in all four quarters.
  • Participants may analyze the test items for any, or all, of the tests specified for the given program.
  • Cherney will work with our customers to determine if their internal products and methods are comparable to our programs and matrices and help work through any troubleshooting that may arise.
  • Should an unsatisfactory or unacceptable result be produced, customers may choose to participate in our Cherney Recheck program as well.
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Check our 2021 Proficiency schedule for shipping, delivery, result, and report dates

2021 Proficiency Caldendar