Queries surround milk test result accuracy

Curtis, Marianne; Buss, Jessica
January 2003
Farmers Weekly;1/10/2003, Vol. 138 Issue 2, p29
Trade Publication
Reports on the concerns of milk producers in Great Britain on the accuracy of test conducted on the milk. Problems with the milk supplied by A.J. Williams to Dairy Farmers of Britain; Results of the independent tests; Proposed standard procedure for taking milk samples.


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