August 12, 1933

Laboratory Manual: Methods of Analysis of Milk and Its Products.

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Compiled by International Association of Milk Dealers. Fabrikoid. Price, $5. Pp. 462, with 140 illustrations. Chicago: The Association, 1933.

JAMA. 1933;101(7):549. doi:10.1001/jama.1933.02740320059031

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The Laboratory Committees on Research and Methods of the International Association of Milk Dealers have collected in this comprehensive laboratory handbook the practical data of the literature of their industry, including methods of bacteriologic and chemical examination of dairy products and products used in the dairy industry, such as fruits, flavors and gelatin. The testing of washing solutions, brines, sterilizing solutions, and sterility of milk bottles and cans are included. Practically all laboratory tests used in large or small milk or dairy products plants are presented in detail. The manual makes scattered data readily available and will tend to standardize laboratory procedures which are prime essentials to a still greater perfection of methods, greater efficiency in the technical control of the industry, and improvement in the quality and health safety of the tremendous output of dairy products. Sections are devoted to the organization of a dairy laboratory, bacteriologic control methods,

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