Australian school milk schemes to 1974: for the benefit of whom?

Thorley, Virginia (2014) Australian school milk schemes to 1974: for the benefit of whom?. Health and History, 16 2: 63-86. doi:10.5401/healthhist.16.2.0063

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Author Thorley, Virginia
Title Australian school milk schemes to 1974: for the benefit of whom?
Journal name Health and History   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1442-1771
Publication date 2014
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.5401/healthhist.16.2.0063
Open Access Status
Volume 16
Issue 2
Start page 63
End page 86
Total pages 24
Place of publication West Leederville, WA, Australia
Publisher Australian Society of the History of Medicine
Collection year 2015
Language eng
Formatted abstract
Australia's nationally implemented school milk scheme provided liquid cows milk in special one-third pint bottles to school children from its inception in 1951 (1953 in Queensland) until 1974, at no cost to their parents. This article places the national scheme in the context of improving the safety of liquid cow's milk, dairy marketing, the British school milk scheme. and earlier state-based schemes. It discusses the establishment of this school milk scheme, and the reasons for its eventual and sudden demise.
Keyword Food safety
Liquid cow's milk
Bovine tuberculosis
Dairy marketing
School milk
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ

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