Book Reviews
October 1932

Milk Production and Control.

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White House Conference on Child Health and Protection. Price, $3. Pp. 392. New York: Century Company, 1932.

Am J Dis Child. 1932;44(4):914. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1932.01950110216020

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Like the other reports coming from the White House Conference, this book is complete and broad. It takes up the question of milk and milk production from almost every standpoint, presenting practical and scientific data and suggesting means and ways by which one can fill the loop-holes.

The first chapter is on milk production and control with respect to the question of diseases transmitted through milk. Most of these difficulties, as is known, can be overcome by means of pasteurization. It then takes up the public health supervision of milk, but the readers of this journal will be more interested in the next chapter, on the nutritional aspects of milk, which is an elaborate, chemical consideration of milk.

The following chapter has to do with an adequate diet as regards milk, taking up the various phases of deficiency diseases, and likewise a consideration of the various chemical elements of milk

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