Why does milk go off in a vacuum flask?

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Offline Pumblechook

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Why does milk go off in a vacuum flask?
« on: 20/07/2010 22:00:55 »
It seems to go off quite quickly in a sealed container.

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Why does milk go off in a vacuum flask?
« Reply #1 on: 20/07/2010 22:25:10 »
anaerobic bacteria don't require oxygen, (some even find oxygen toxic so would fare better in a sealed container).


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Butyric_acid ("off" dairy smell).
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Why does milk go off in a vacuum flask?
« Reply #2 on: 20/07/2010 22:41:52 »
It seems to go off quite quickly in a sealed container.

Never mind. You can always bake some scones with it.
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