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Nonfat Dry Milk (NFDM)

Nonfat Dry Milk (NFDM). A milk product, in the form of a dry powder, from which practically all the butterfat (q.v.) has been removed and whose fat content normally does not exceed 0.5%. NFDM contains on an average 51% lactose (q.v.), 36% protein (q.v.), 8% mineral ash (q.v.) and slightly less than 5% moisture.