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One third of milk and dairy products tested in Spanish restaurants exceed accepted microbe contamination limits

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January 29, 2010
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One-third of samples of milk and dairy products analysed in various restaurants exceed the microbe contamination limits set by the European Union, according to a new study.

Jug of milk.
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One-third of samples of milk and dairy products analysed in various restaurants exceed the microbe contamination limits set by the European Union, according to a study carried out by researchers from the University of Valencia (UV). The experts advise against keeping milk in jugs and suggest that these foodstuffs need to be better handled.


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  1. Sospedra et al. Microbial Contamination of Milk and Dairy Products from Restaurants in Spain. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease, 2009; 6 (10): 1269 DOI: 10.1089/fpd.2009.0337

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