Researches on Nitrates and Nitrites Content in Raw Milk

Mirela Anamaria JIMBOREAN, Dorin TIBULCA, Adriana PAUCEAN
2011 Bulletin of University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca: Agriculture  
Nitrates and nitrites from milk may have different origins. The water polluted with nitrates and nitrites can get into milk especially during the cleaning operations of equipment and vessels. The main source of water contamination is the ammonium nitrate used as basic fertilizer in agriculture. A second important contamination source of milk with nitrates and nitrites may be the nitric acid used to remove "the milk stone" from the plate pasteurizers when using this substance is made recklessly.
more » ... The most dangerous contamination is achieved when the ammonium nitrate is added directly to milk for purpose of falsification.
doi:10.15835/buasvmcn-agr:6625 fatcat:32dtschp2rhifeagny3mgaqcuq