UV Industry of the Month: UV Irradiation of Milk

UV Industry of the Month: UV Irradiation of Milk

Did you know that UV lamps can be used to inactivate bacteria in milk?  This is an alternative option to the traditionally used thermal processing which is a decontamination method that helps to ensure food safety and prolong shelf life.  Decontaminating with UV Light is becoming more appealing due to being chemical free, reducing processing, and having minor effects on the nutritional and sensory properties of the milk.

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