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Dairy Foods

Dairy Foods

Product Details

Product number: 
MDS250
Product type: 
CD-ROM
Pub. Date: 
2014

Price: $35.00

What’s the difference between Cheddar cheese and Colby? How do you know?

How should milk taste? What are some of the things that can go wrong?

This resource will help you answer these questions and much more. The CD was created to teach dairy food quality and evaluation, and to help prepare students for the Dairy Foods Career Development Event.

PowerPoint presentations with images and descriptions cover the following topics:

  • Introduction to Dairy Foods: Provides an overview of the Dairy Foods Career Development Event; history of the dairy food industry in the United States; and a list of suggested career opportunities.
  • Milk Samples: Describes common defects that can occur in milk; how they influence quality and flavor; and steps for evaluation. Also included are step-by-step instructions to manufacture each sample for practice.
  • Cheese Identification: Contains images and descriptions of each cheese listed on the national resource list at the time of publication, and provides instructions and tips to identify each cheese.
  • Milker Units: Includes a description of how to evaluate milker units; explanations of why it is important to inspect them; and graphics to represent common problems.
  • Dairy vs. Nondairy: Explains the differences between dairy and nondairy products and provides guidelines to determine if a food product is made from dairy.
  • California Mastitis Test: Includes steps to perform the California Mastitis Test (CMT) and how to evaluate the results, as well as a discussion of how mastitis affects milk quality.

This comprehensive resource with a total of 142 slides is an excellent tool to introduce dairy foods to your classroom and prepare a team for competition!

This product is also available on a USB flash drive

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