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Achieving Sustainable Production of Milk : Safety, Quality and Sustainability (Vol 2) (Hardcover)

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Cow’s milk is one of the world’s most important agricultural food products. Its importance in the diet is widely acknowledged and it is an essential ingredient in a wide range of foods. In meeting rising demand, more intensive dairying systems face a range of challenges such as maintaining high standards of safety in the face of the continuing threat from zoonoses entering the food chain, whilst sustaining nutritional and sensory quality. At the same time farms need to become more efficient and sustainable. Finally, farming must also meet higher standards of animal health and welfare. Smallholder systems in developing countries face problems such as poor cattle nutrition, low productivity and vulnerability to disease which impact on safety, quality, sustainability and animal welfare.Drawing on an international range of expertise, this book reviews research addressing safety quality and sustainability. Part 1 reviews pathogens affecting milk, their detection and control. The second part of the book discusses the environmental impact of dairy farming and ways it can be better managed, from improved nutrition to ways of protecting biodiversity. The book also reviews ways of supporting smallholders improve dairy farming in the developing world.Achieving sustainable production of milk Volume 2: Safety, quality and sustainability will be a standard reference for animal and dairy scientists in universities, government and other research centres and companies involved in milk production. It is accompanied by two further volumes which review milk composition, genetics and breeding as well as dairy herd management and welfare.
Number of Pages: 398.0
Genre: Technology
Series Title: Burleigh Dodds Series in Agricultural Science
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Burleigh Dodds Science Pub
volume number: 2.0
Author: Sabine Cardoen & Wendie Claeys & Claire Verraes & Lieve Herman
Language: English
Street Date: June 6, 2017
TCIN: 51556895
UPC: 9781786760487
Item Number (DPCI): 248-24-4091

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