certified pasteurized milk

[păschə-rīzd′, păstə-]

n.

Pasteurized cow's milk having no more than 10,000 bacteria per milliliter prior to pasteurization and no more than 500 bacteria per milliliter following pasteurization, and maintained at 45°F or less prior to delivery.

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