Adulterated food: a serious public health problem in Bangladesh
Adulteration of food with toxic chemicals harmful to health has reached an epidemic proportion in Bangladesh. The newspapers have dubbed it as the ‘silent killer’. It is very difficult to find a sector of food industry which is free...
Chemistry Investigatory Project
Anand Vihar School
Topic: Study of Adulterants in Food Stuffs
Submitted By: Submitted To:
Devanand Vyas Mrs. Surbhi Mam
XII XII ...
Food adulteration is the act of intentionally debasing the quality of food offered for sale either by the admixture or substitution of inferior substances or by the removal of some valuable ingredient. Food is declared adulterated if:
• a substance is added which depreciates or injuriously affects...
Adulteration In Food Stuff And Its Harmful Effects |
FOOD ARTICLE | ADULTERANT | HARMFUL EFFECTS |
Bengal Gram dhal & Thoor Dhal | Kesai dhal | lahyrism cancer |
Tea | Used tea leaves processed and coloured | Liver Disorder |
Coffee Powder | Tamarind seed, date seed powder | Diarrhoea |
What Is Food Adulteration?
Under the Prevention of Food Adulterant Act, an Adulterant is any material which be employed for the purposes of adulteration.
Any article of food is adulterated if :
1. If any inferior or cheaper substance has been substituted wholly or in part,
2. If any constituent...
* Adulteration in Food Industry
Mr. Sheikh Morshed Jahan
Course Instructor - Bangladesh Studies
Samia Khan (RQ 16)
Adel Mostaque Ahmed (ZR 22)
Ahnaf Zabee (ZR 35)
Rituraj Baidya (ZR 56)
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Certificate of Authenticity
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