Why Does Milk Go Bad?

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The bacteria present in milk uses the the sugars in milk as food to reproduce and grow and spoil the milk. Keeping the milk cooled slows down the growth of bacteria.
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After some time the milk go bad because in the milk there is a bacteria that uses the lactose as a source for energy. Then the milk turns into lactic acid and the taste is bad and sour.
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