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Pasteurization

Pasteurization is a process that uses heat to destroy bacteria in milk and other dairy products, fruit juices, and other beverages. Unpasteurized milk or dairy products are more likely to contain harmful bacteria.

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer W. David Colby IV, MSc, MD, FRCPC - Infectious Disease
Current as of May 29, 2012

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Last Updated: May 29, 2012
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