Hygiene of Raw Milk from Austrian Spotted, Holstein and Romanian Spotted Breeds, in Three Farms from Central Romania

Gheorghe Ștețca, Lenuța Șuteu, Teodora Emilia Coldea, Arghir Ilea


Analysis strictly medical, objective and impartial demonstrate that none of the foods considered to be basic, it is an ideal food, and milk can have some adverse effects on consumers, if the product is subject to changes caused by the improper welfare and health of the animals, but not least the processing technology. This study aimed the analyzing of raw cow milk related to the quality indicators on hygiene. There were considered the samples collected from three farms of the Central part of Romania, each of 24 samples of raw milk. The cows breed were farm A - Austrian spotted, farm B - Holstein and farm C - Romanian spotted. The parameters investigated here were total bacteria count and somatic cell count. The range of the non-conforming milk samples was 1:5.


raw milk, total bacteria count, somatic cell count, Romanian farms

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Şteţca G, Ilea A, Şuteu L, Coldea TE (2014a). Raw milk hygiene at local markets and automatic milk dispenser machines. Bulletin UASVM Food Science and Technology 71(2):161-164.

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*** Regulation (EC) No 853/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004 laying down specific hygiene rules for on the hygiene of foodstuffs.

*** Commission Regulation (EC) No 1441/2007 of 5 December 2007 amending Regulation (EC) No 2073/2005 on microbiological criteria for foodstuff.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15835/buasvmcn-fst:11554


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