A Smoothie By Any Other Name

Gerdes, Sharon
January 2010
Dairy Foods;Jan2010, Vol. 111 Issue 1, p78
Trade Publication
The article reflects on the standards devised by the Joint Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations/Word Health Organization (WHO) Codex Alimentarius Commission on trading quality foods. It examines the new criteria of Codex on fermented milks that only consider buttermilk, yogurt, and kefir-based beverages. Further, the standard remains to be a consensus on whether or not the above-mentioned products should have 40% or 50% dairy ingredients for its recognition.


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