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What is Adulteration


Adulteration in food is normally present in its most crude form, prohibited substances are either added or partly or wholly substituted. In India normally the contamination/adulteration in food is done either for financial gain or due to carelessness and lack in proper hygienic condition of processing, storing, transportation and marketing. This ultimately results that the consumer is either cheated or often become victim of diseases. Such types of adulteration are quite common in developing countries or backward countries. However, adequate precautions taken by the consumer at the time of purchase of such produce can make him alert to avoid procurement of such food. It is equally important for the consumer to know the common adulterants and their effect on health

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Products

Milk Adulteration

Adulteration in milk has been a cause of concern for both the Government and the Dairy Industry.

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Water Adulteration

Water adulteration with citric acid: effects on drinking and responsivity to regulatory challenges.

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Vegetables Adulteration

The pesticide residue found in vegetables include residues of both banned (Aldrin, Chlordane, Endrin etc.)...

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Oil Adulteration

Is your cooking oil healthy ? With so many brands of cooking oil available in the market, it is a real task to find...

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Honey Adulteration

Unfortunately, not all the honey sold at the supermarket is pure. Honey is often adulterated, meaning it is mixed ...

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Fruits Adulteration

The pesticide residue found in Fruits include residues of both banned (Aldrin, Chlordane, Endrin etc.)...

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Spice Adulteration

In case you did not know, from saffron to chilli red powder to essential turmeric, all common and rare spices...

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Food Grain Adulteration

In India normally the contamination/adulteration in food is done either for financial gain or ...

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Juices Adulteration

Adulteration of Fruit Juice The adulteration of fruit juice is widespread. As with any commodity ...

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Cake & Bakery Adulteration

Within this direction, pastry or bakery products are the most adulterated commodities in terms of fat source.

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Non-Veg Food Adulteration

Non-Vegetarian Food which is manufactured and packed without the symbol before the commencement ...

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Contraceptive pills Adulteration

Adolescent girls and young women are frequently prescribed oral contraceptive pills (also called the “Pill”) ...

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Fruits Adulteration

PUNE: Ever bought carrots that look unnaturally red, and apples that shine unusually bright? Your hunch is right: there is indeed something suspicious behind the sheen.

Vegetables Adulteration

After Maggi, the quality of vegetables products sold at various places might also be tested for adulteration. The Department of Consumer Affairs is planning to approach the Food ...

Spice Adulteration

HYDERABAD: The kingpin behind adulteration of spices, Rajesh Gupta, has a wide network to carry out his nefarious activities in the city.

Milk Adulteration

To prevent the entry of adulterated milk into Kerala, the government there has set up a temporary milk testing facility at Meenakshipuram...

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How to check Adulteration

Purity

30%

If it stops or flows slowly, leaving a white trail behind, it is pure milk. Milk mixed with water or other agents will flow down immediately without a trace.

Adulteration

70%

Other contaminants like urea, starch, glucose, formalin along with detergent are used as adulterants.

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