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How long can you keep milk after the “sell by” date?
How and why is milk pasteurized?
What can I do at home to help protect my family from food borne illness?
- CLEAN: Wash hands and surfaces often with hot, soapy water.
- SEPARATE: Don’t cross-contaminate. Keep raw meat, poultry and seafood and their juices away from ready-to-eat foods.
- COOK: Cook to proper temperatures; don’t rely on color alone. Remember to use a food thermometer to check if food is done. Thorough cooking is the most important step in preventing foodborne illness.
- CHILL: Refrigerate promptly. Growth of harmful bacteria can be slowed or stopped by refrigeration or freezing. The refrigerator temperature should be kept at or below 40 degrees Fahrenheit. The freezer should remain under zero degrees Fahrenheit at all times.
Are all dairy foods antibiotic-free?
What can you tell me about the rbST hormone and milk?
The safety of milk from cows treated with rbST has been affirmed by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), World Health Organization (WHO), American Medical Association (AMA), National Institutes of Health (NIH), American Dietetic Association (ADA) and regulatory agencies in 30 countries.
For more information on rBST, refer to the Dairy Food Safety fact sheet
Is organic milk better for you than regular milk?