Content tagged "dairy cattle:food safety"

Dairy Food Safety

Dairy Updated: October 15, 2015

The purpose of the dairy industry is to provide high quality, nourishing food products for consumers. Here you can learn about some of the unique...

Judicial Use of Antimicrobials for Dairy Producers

Dairy Updated: October 03, 2012

"Judicial Use of Antimicrobials for Dairy Producers" was published in 2002 by the FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine. This short fact sheet provides an...

Sources and Causes of High Bacteria Counts in Raw Milk: An Abbreviated Review

Dairy Updated: May 03, 2010

Milk is synthesized in specialized cells of the mammary gland and is virtually sterile when secreted into the alveoli of the udder (Tolle, 1980). Beyond this...

Dairy Cattle as a Source of Food or Waterborne Illness

Dairy Updated: May 03, 2010

There is overwhelming evidence that animals are reservoirs for several of the most important food-borne and waterborne agents. Manure and wastewater from...

Safety of Bovine Somatotropin (bST)

Dairy Updated: April 30, 2010

This article will focus on safety. Somatotropin had to be proven safe for humans who consume the milk and meat from animals injected with bST, and it also...

Importance of Raw Milk Quality on Processed Dairy Products

Dairy Updated: April 30, 2010

Good-quality raw milk is required to make good-quality dairy products. Once raw milk is defective, it cannot be improved during processing, and defects often...

Good Management Practices Checklist for Minimizing Microbial Pathogen Outbreaks

Dairy Updated: April 30, 2010

Animals can be reservoirs for important food-borne and waterborne infections. Both milk and water can carry these pathogens as well as contamination from...

E. coli O157:H7 NCBA Factsheet

Dairy Updated: April 30, 2010

No one cares more about the safety of U.S. beef than America's 1 million cattle producers. Raising safe beef is not only our livelihood, but also our...

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