Children, Milk and Precocious Puberty
1. Whether milk contains hormones?
Milk made by evaporating milk products, milk powder to milk the main reason is easy to store, due to its low moisture, low-temperature milk can not save, but also has a longer retention period, the transport cost is relatively small . Ordinary milk production mainly consists of three steps: acceptance and processing of raw milk, standardization and sterilization. Acceptance and processing of raw milk is raw milk purchased from a cattle ranch, after the necessary inspection, after acceptance, but also through the filtration, purification, cooling, storage, transportation, uniform and standardized process to a series of processing into dairy products. When standardization is the production of milk, through a series of Gongyi has given it an Yiding chemical composition products so that the relevant state Guidingzhibiao 符合, national compulsory standards are mostly dairy products is to ensure their nutritional Chengfen and security. Sterilization of the major steps is to kill all pathogenic microorganisms in milk, so that micro-organisms in milk powder residue reduced to a minimum, make milk a safe food.
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The course of any of these three processes to go through strict safety management can produce qualified milk powder. For example, in standardized areas, some manufacturers have used national estimates of food and feed industry for the defects of protein content by adding melamine to be harmful to milk nutritional testing standards. At present, the hormone levels to detect and was not included among the routine milk quality testing, which means that quality control standards and do not have this directory. Therefore, we are now selling milk powder market and the hormone levels is not known.
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