Quality of UK milk to be studied

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: (Published 22 August 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:491
  1. Alex Brooks
  1. BMJ

    Britain's Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food has announced a £200000 ($320000) study into the microbiological quality of raw and pasteurised cows' milk. Concerns about links between Crohn's disease and Mycobacterium paratuberculosis have prompted the inclusion of the organism in the study, although the ministry says that no evidence exists of a public health risk. In a previous ministry survey of milk in Northern Ireland, six out of the …

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