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"Things are seldom what they seem; skim milk masquerades as cream" goes the line from Gilbert and Sullivan's H.M.S. Pinafore. But could skim milk pass for Coca-Cola? Well, maybe. Illinois-based Dairy Research, the development arm of the United Dairy Industry Association, says it has come up with a method of carbonating milk. The equipment to put the fizz in milk is still being modified, but if all goes well, the product could be in groceries by 1989. Researchers are testing a variety of flavors, from banana and peach to cola, and the carbonation process apparently masks milk's natural taste.

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