during summer season why do milkman adds some amount of baking soda to milk?

Asked by JAYANPILLAI | 18th Aug, 2012, 10:07: AM

Expert Answer:

Baking soda acts as a bit like preservative. It makes milk a bit alkaline so as to reduce the pace of bacteria acting on it ,as they add acids (e.g. lactic acid) to the milk and turn it sour. this keeps the milk from becoming sour for a long time.

Answered by  | 18th Aug, 2012, 12:27: PM

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