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The importance of obtaining a hygienic and wholesome milk supply for the residents of this city is recognized by all intelligent people and should require no argument. Public health demands the purity of all milk and milk products. Next to bread, milk is more extensively used as an article of diet than any other foodstuff. It forms a portion of the food of almost every person practically every day of the year. Moreover, unlike many other articles of diet, milk is consumed in most cases in an uncooked state, making it a very dangerous food should it perchance contain any deleterious organisms. The reasons for securing a supply of pure and wholesome milk are so numerous and so important that the consumer should become acquainted with some of the more essential of them in order that he may render assistance in bringing about a satisfactory improvement. Not only is milk
MOHLER JB. VARIOUS DISEASES AND CONDITIONS OF CATTLE THAT MAY AFFECT THE QUALITY OF THE MILK SUPPLY.. JAMA. 1907;XLIX(13):1089-1091. doi:10.1001/jama.1907.25320130023001f