GOODS & SERVICES: Canned Fresh Milk

GOODS & SERVICES

Dairies do things to milk that cows never dreamed of: they pasteurize, homogenize and vitaminize it. But they have never been able to process whole milk commercially so that it would stay fresh indefinitely. Last week, in a brand-new, $125,000 plant in East Stanwood, Wash., Med-O-Milk, Inc. turned the trick. It was producing 2,200 gallons a day of canned milk that stays fresh for months. Unlike concentrated milk (TIME, March 26), it needs no refrigeration. Med-O-Milk has the same food value as whole milk and, unlike condensed, evaporated or powdered...

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