Biotechnological Alternatives for the Utilization of Dairy Industry Waste Products


The industrial obtainment and manufacturing of food cause high levels of pollution because of the generation of waste byproducts. Over the past few years, there has been a significantly increased interest in preserving, restoring and establishing an ecological balance during food production. Many investigators propose biotechnological solutions to the treatment of industrial wastes, especially waste from the dairy industry. The aim of this review is to present biotechnological approaches to the treatment and utilization of wastes from the dairy industry, specifically for milk whey and also discussed biotechnological methods to reduce environmental pollution and obtain chemical compounds with potential applications in the industry.

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De Jesus, C. , Elba Ruth, V. , Daniel, S. and Sharma, A. (2015) Biotechnological Alternatives for the Utilization of Dairy Industry Waste Products. Advances in Bioscience and Biotechnology, 6, 223-235. doi: 10.4236/abb.2015.63022.

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