Milk hygiene

Milk is an important food, supplying us with proteins, fat, carbohydrates, minerals and vitamins.

Glass of milk

Milk is an important food.

The provision of a safe supply of milk is of great importance for public health, with the following objectives:

  • The improvement of nutritional status of infants, children and mothers.
  • The prevention of disease or physical defects arising from malnutrition.
  • The prevention of communicable, zoonotic disease transmission.
  • The control of milk adulteration.
Last modified: Wednesday, 2 July 2014, 12:33 PM