Maintaining high levels of quality of human donor milk is essential for safe and effective use for highly vulnerable infants. Medolac is an evidence based organization offering the most rigorous Milk Banking Safety and Quality Program on a global level. These standards include testing EVERY drop of milk that enters the processing plant BEFORE processing for a variety of safety and quality factors.
Why is this important?
Vegetative cells, spores and toxins can and do survive pasteurization. Medical professionals may be unaware of the differences between commercial sterility and pasteurization and the methods used by process authorities to professionally process a wide range of food, now including human donor milk. There are many technical and legal aspects of thermal processing methods as well scientific literature that supports the need for commercially sterile milk for fragile neonates. Learn more.