The Milk Dealer Volume 7

The Milk Dealer Volume 7

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ...the various commissions that have set a price for milk have adopted a certain fat percentage as the basis of their price, allowing increases for higher testing milk and making decreases for lower testing milk. In the New York district, and in most of the eastern districts, the basic fat content is fixed at 3 percent and allowances of from 3 to 5 cents per hundred pounds milk for each one-tenth percent increase in test is allowed. In the Chicago district, the basic fat test is 3.5 percent; deductions or additions of 3 cents per hundred pounds milk for each one-tenth percent for lower or higher tests is made. 3. Unless some attempt is made to secure a special and select trade, it is doubtful whether it will pay to sell milk by test for city consumption. Unfortunately. the great body of consumers are 11ot discriminating purchases and will not pay proportionately increased prices for higher testing milk. Ve know of some moderate sized cities, however, where men have built up a splendid retail trade for high testing milk of good quality, receiving, say, for milk testing 4.5 percent, from one to two cents more per quart than their competitors receive for milk testing approximately 3.8 per cent.--Hoard's Dairyman. "ashington, D. C. The Circuit Court of Appeals for the S8V'llll1-Cl!" cuit has afiirmed a judgment of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of Ohio in a case involving a violation of the Food and Drugs Act and a trade practice in the milk industry that heretofore has not been adjudicated by the Courts. The Union Dairy Company in conformity with the methods employed by many wholesale milk dealers throughout the country, maintains numerous milk collecting depots in Illinois. The milk is brought...
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  • Paperback | 246 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 445g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236825098
  • 9781236825094