Milk secret is out

NORCO is one of a handful of milk processors which is not adding cheese waste products to water down its milk.

Tuncester dairy farmer Paul Weir said consumers were not aware that many major milk processors were adding as much as 16% of the waste product called permeate to milk.

Processors are not required to label permeate on milk products.

Mr Weir said the practice was at odds with the image of milk as a pure product.

See tomorrow's Northern Star for the full story.



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