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What is Pasteurization? PASTEURIZATION is a process that slows microbial growth in food NOT INTENDED TO KILL ALL PATHOGENS: Pasteurization is not intended to kill all pathogenic micro-organisms in the food or liquid, but aims to reduce the number of viable pathogens so they are unlikely to cause disease. TWO MAIN TYPES of pasteurization used […]

Nutrient Degradation By Pasteurization

Following are some of the important nutrients that get destroyed or reduced during pasteurization: Vitamin C Raw milk but not pasteurized can resolve scurvy. “. . . Without doubt. . . the explosive increase in infantile scurvy during the latter part of the 19th century coincided with the advent of use of heated milks. . […]