Promoting the improvement of dairy quality and safety

in the interest of the dairy industry and the consumer

DSA Strategic Approach

DSA Strategic Approach For 2018

The following is a broad strategic approach - click here for the .pdf version


The DSA’s primary objective is the promotion of compliance with product composition, food safety and metrology standards relating to milk and other dairy products in the interest of the industry and the consumer.

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Strategic Approach - Prioritising of Project Goals

To successfully continue in 2018, activities within project goals of the DSA are prioritised on a first and second level basis. This prioritisation process coincides with the DSA Audit and Risk Committee role in terms of risk analysis which is reviewed on an annual basis. Although this document mainly reflects on statutory activities, DSA non-statutory activities are included in the level of priorities in view of the company’s balanced approach to achieve its main objectives.


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2018 Statutory and Non-Statutory Projects

The DSA progressively executes and maintains its projects. As a result, management continuously monitors new demands and investigates the possible extension of the product range to be included in its statutory and non-statutory budgets. That continuation of the current strategy is considered to be in the best interest of the DSA and subsequent further development within the context of existing projects, using the experience gained, is to be provided for in the DSA 2018 project plan.

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