At Lakeland Dairies, we have been on a continuous programme of reducing chlorates and TCM residues in milk.
We are reminding our farmers to continue to take a proactive approach when it comes to reducing these in milk. High standards for infant formula and butter products require us to eliminate chlorates and TCMs in milk.
The removal of chlorine from cleaning routines would significantly reduce the risk of these residues in milk and, consequently, residue levels in these final products like butter and infant formula.
Farmers have made great inroads, but it continues to be a huge challenge for the sector and levels remain stubbornly high.
In this video, we show how farmers can move to chlorine-free on their farm. Co Cavan farmer Padraig Lynch explains how his farm has made the switch with no disruption while maintaining his hygiene and quality standards.
We also take you to the Lakeland Dairies lab where Technical Manager Niamh McGovern outlines why chlorine in milk is such a serious issue.
A full range of Chlorine-free detergents are available in Lakeland Agri stores and for further information on making the switch to a chlorine-free wash routine, contact Member Relations on 1890 47 47 20 or 028 3027 2311.