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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.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerW. David Colby IV, MSc, MD, FRCPC - Infectious Disease
Last RevisedMay 29, 2012

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