[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address 54.161.130.145. Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
Article
September 28, 1907

SANITARY INSPECTION OF DAIRIES AND DISTRIBUTING DEPOTS.

Author Affiliations

Chief of Dairy Division. Bureau of Animal Industry.

JAMA. 1907;XLIX(13):1091. doi:10.1001/jama.1907.25320130025001h

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.

Abstract

A systematic sanitary inspection of dairy farms and milk-distributing depots are anything but ideal; they are, in fact, about as bad as it is possible to conceive. Stables are poorly lighted, many having no windows whatever, and ventilation is left to care for itself. Little attention is paid to floors, ceilings, walks, or stable yards. Swine, horses and poultry are often found in the same barn with the cows. Manure is not removed, or, when removed, is thrown through an opening in the wall or just outside the door, frequently near the milk room.

The necessary appliances for sterilizing and cooling in milk room are often lacking, making it impossible properly to wash and sterilize pails, cans, bottles and other appliances, or to properly cool and hold at a low temperature the milk before delivery. Milk dealers, as a rule, have more respect for sanitation and have better appliances than

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview
×