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October 20, 1917

The Modern Milk Problem in Sanitation, Economics and Agriculture.

JAMA. 1917;LXIX(16):1376. doi:10.1001/jama.1917.02590430070027

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Abstract

A large number of interesting facts on the milk supply problem are brought together in this book. The discussion of the economic and administrative side of the question is particularly complete, and the author seems to appreciate the complexity of the whole question. He states emphatically (page 158) that sanitary milk need not cost much more than insanitary milk, but he also recognizes that in justice to the milk producer some increase in price is necessary on purely economic grounds. He calls attention, however, to the difference in local conditions and to the desirability of cooperation on the part of the different interests concerned in milk production and distribution. We note that the retail price of milk in Boston, which is in a section of the country where milk production is not especially cheap, is 11 cents a quart. At the present writing, in Chicago the consumer is requested to

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