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Pus In Milk


So, at work today I heard a guy talking about the pus in milk. I had no idea what he was talking about so of course I googled it. Apparently milk isn't the only thing that you're drinking after you pour yourself a glass of milk...
 A dairy cow filters ten-thousand
quarts of blood through her udder each day and
uses dead white blood cells (somatic cells) to
manufacture her milk. These dead cells are pus
cells. Dairy scientists are aware that when
one quart of milk is tainted with 400 million
or more pus cells, some 35% of the milking
cows in the herd are infected with mastitis.
Udders bleed, discharges, including bacteria and blood drip into the milk.
 Disgusting right? I thought so too. Check out the chart below. Yeah, it's a little outdated (2001), but still...

(The following list contains the number of pus cells
expressed per milliliter of milk... about the size of a
thimbleful. To obtain the number of pus cells per LITER of
milk [about one quart] please add three zeros to the
following numbers)

AL - 444,000
AZ - 360,000
AR - 486,000
CA - 298,000
CO - 312,000
CT - 310,000
DE - 386,000
FL - 548,000
GA - 407,000
ID - 320,000
IL - 322,000
IN - 343,000
IA - 333,000
KS - 476,000
KY - 413,000
LA - 479,000
ME - 290,000
MD - 351,000
MA - 308,000
MI - 287,000
MN - 420,000
MS - 442,000
MO - 437,000
MT - 248,000
NE - 443,000
NV - 330,000
NH - 299,000
NJ - 339,000
NM - 311,000
NY - 280,000
NC - 364,000
ND - 344,000
OH - 327,000
OK - 483,000
OR - 286,000
PA - 317,000
RI - 206,000
SC - 404,000
SD - 459,000
TN - 413,000
TX - 342,000
UT - 284,000
VT - 302,000
VA - 333,000
WA - 275,000
WV - 422,000
WI - 297,000
WY - 341,000

For more information see the site that I found: NotMilk.com