If it is not milk what is it?

  • 1999-03-25
  • Denise Albrighton
TALLINN - Estonians may have been surprised to learn the white liquid substance they have been pouring on their corn flakes every morning is not milk. At least not according to European Union rules. EU regulations state that milk can only be given such a name if it has a 3.5 percent fat content or more. Consumers in Estonia meanwhile tend to drink milk with a 2.5 percent fat content. Neither can this liquid be classed as low-fat milk since the requirements for this state it should contain 1.5 to 1.8 percent fat. So Estonia might have to alter its taste buds and find another name for its mil...
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