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February 7, 1925


JAMA. 1925;84(6):456-457. doi:10.1001/jama.1925.02660320048024

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Sterilization of Cattle Food in Relation to the Quality of Milk  Recent researches on the subject of the effect on the nutritive quality of milk brought about by feeding cattle fodder preserved by the electric method (the electrosilo procedure, so called), have been reported to the Volksvoeding. Fodder thus preserved, although sterilized, does not seem to have lost its nutritive value, especially as far as the proteins are concerned. From the hygienic point of view, the milk from cows fed such fodder is of good quality both from the physical and the chemical standpoint. As experiments on rats have shown, it supplies sufficient vitamins for the proper nutrition of children.

Pharmaceutic Specialties  At a recent meeting of the Congress of Public Hygiene, a discussion arose on the subject of the manufacture and sale of pharmaceutic specialties. As one of the speakers (M. Hofman) remarked, it is a question that interests

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