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A survey of vitamin A and D contents of fortified fluid milk in Ontario.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10877385     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
High performance liquid chromatographic methods for measuring the concentration of vitamins A and D in fluid milk were validated and used to assess the level of these nutrients in Ontario retail milk samples. Thirteen and fifteen fortified milk samples were tested for vitamins A and D, respectively. Repeatability relative standard deviation values for vitamins A and D in milk were generally less than 10%. Recoveries varied from 87 to 107%. Vitamin D results indicated that only 20% of skim, 40% of 2% fat milk, and 20% of whole milk contained the recommended levels, whereas 46% of skim, and 77% of 2% fat milk had the required levels of vitamin A. The results indicate that vitamin level varies widely in Ontario retail milk.
H Faulkner; A Hussein; M Foran; L Szijarto
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Validation Studies    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of dairy science     Volume:  83     ISSN:  0022-0302     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Dairy Sci.     Publication Date:  2000 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-08-30     Completed Date:  2000-11-14     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985126R     Medline TA:  J Dairy Sci     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1210-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Laboratory Services Division, University of Guelph, ON, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Chromatography, Liquid / methods
Food, Fortified / standards*
Milk / chemistry*,  standards
Reproducibility of Results
Vitamin A / analysis*
Vitamin D / analysis*
Reg. No./Substance:
11103-57-4/Vitamin A; 1406-16-2/Vitamin D

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