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Re: Who developed the process of homogenizing milk?

Date: Sat May 2 06:25:53 1998
Posted By: Sean Hunt, Secondary School Teacher, Science, Sultan's School
Area of science: Science History
ID: 893353532.Sh

Dear Joy,

Briefly, Dr S M Babcock was the first person to develop a test for fat content 
in milk and therefore pointed the way forward for homogenization.
It was another 29 years before homogenized milk actually appeared on the market.
I refer you to: 

which will hopefully answer your question in detail.

Sean Hunt

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