Milk

Jadah Bollinger

First Person to Drink it

  • Central European farmers started drinking it 7,500 years ago

  • People in northern regions started drinking it to get vitamin D, because there wasn't enough sunlight

History

  • Cattle were first brought to the US in the 1600s by some of the earliest colonists

  • Louis Pasteur created pasteurization-heating milk to kill the bad bacteria

  • First milk processing plant in the United States to install pasteurizing equipment was the Sheffield Farms Dairy in Bloomfield, NJ