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Pasteurization and milk preservation

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article image Milk can be stored only for 3 hours at room temperature just after milking. The shelf life of milk can be increased up to 24 hours by cooling at 5°C. Its shelf life is further extended to 4 to 7 days by pasteurization. Milk shelf life can be extended up to few months when UHT treatments are given. Equipment and electricity required for pasteurization. To preserve milk for 6-12 months lactoperoxidase system is used without the requirement of equipments and electricity. HISTORY OF…Read More