Intoxicating substances in milk present a very big challenge when dealing with food poisoning incidences. Given that milk is a complete food with a stable proportion of both macronutrients and micronutrients, it is an ideal vehicle for the pathogens that produce toxins. Food toxicology is the study of these toxins an their effects. The toxic compounds […]
Quality tests for milk need a concerted effort to ensure that the whole dairy value chain is involved. This is because dairy products are very susceptible to bacterial contamination. To ascertain the quality of the raw material and monitor the quality throughout the value chain, the following tests will be very instrumental.
Food preservatives play a crucial role in keeping the quality of food for a later use. However, such preservatives cause contamination/adulteration in milk and other food products. Milk adulteration is a big problem in many countries. Many milk dealers prefer to add preservatives in milk to prolong the shelf life of their product given that […]
Assessing the quality of liquid milk is done through performing quality assurance tests, which begins by sampling liquid milk. In order to get the true picture of what milk product you will produce, you need to verify that you are starting off with the best quality available. Since you are dealing with large quantities of […]
Milk sampling is the first step one takes when working towards identifying a problem with the milk or the animal that produced the milk. Aseptic technique will help you ensure that you do not expose the milk to contamination/cross-contamination. The individual carrying out the sampling activity should be extra careful to adhere to all the […]