adulterant is a chemical substance which should not be contained within other substances (e.g. food,
beverages, and fuels) for legal or other reasons. The addition of adulterants is called adulteration.
Turmeric, dals and pulses such as moong or channa:Here adulterant is Metanil Yellow and Kesari Dal...
Chemistry Investigatory Project
Anand Vihar School
Topic: Study of Adulterants in Food Stuffs
Submitted By: Submitted To:
Devanand Vyas Mrs. Surbhi Mam
XII XII ...
Lakshmi et al., IJSIT, 2012, 1(2), 106-113
V. Lakshmi, R.V.LABS, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India
Food is adulterated to increase the quantity and make more profit. The food is sucked of its nutrients and the place where the food is grown is often contaminated.For example:Milk...
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...
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...
project is to study some of the common food adulterants present in different food stuffs.
Adulteration in food is normally present in its most crude form; prohibited substances are either added or partly or wholly substituted. Normally the contamination/adulteration in food is done either for financial gain...
Consumer perception about fast food in India: an exploratory study
Anita Goyal and N.P. Singh
Management Development Institute, Sukhrali, India
Purpose – This paper seeks to estimate importance of various factors affecting the choice of fast food outlets by Indian young consumers. Design/methodology/approach...
Food is any substance consumed to provide nutritional support for the body. It is usually of plant or animal origin, and contains essential nutrients, such as fats, proteins, vitamins, or minerals. The substance is ingested by an organism and assimilated by the organism's cells to provide energy, maintain...
Fast Food or Fat Food?
In today's society, fast food has become a large part of many American's lives. With the rising numbers of obese people, it is hard not to draw a correlation between the increase in fast food and obesity. Most obese people don’t want to be obese and wish they could lose weight...
An adulterant is a chemical substance which should not be contained within other substances, such as food, beverages, fuels, for legal or other reasons. The addition of adulterants is called adulteration. The word is appropriate only when the additions are unwanted by the...
Food Adulteration & Control Mechanism
At the Workshop on Food Defense Awareness for
Food Business Operators and Exporters
February 5, 2013 - Hyderabad
Dr. S. P. Vasireddi
Chairman & Managing Director
An adulterant is a chemical substance which
should not be contained within other...
Whole Foods Market Changed the Organic Food Industry
Throughout history consumer’s tastes and needs regarding food have changed many times. Several influences that have contributed to these changes are environmental concerns, taste, availability, price, new technology and health/nutrition. The growth...
The most evident advantage of fast food is that it saves time. In today's fast-paced life, there is nothing better than getting a ready meal. No matter how much the chefs praise the benefits of fresh food, at the end of a hard-working day, when one returns home all tired and hungry, a pizza or a burger...
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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 of food, a “Deep Rooted Social Evil”
Among man’s everyday needs, food plays a major sustaining role. From the
simple dish to the most elaborate haute cuisine, food preparation is as varied and
rich as man’s taste.
The lure of riches and general apathy towards mankind has led to adulterants
LITERATURE OF FAST FOOD INDUSTRYACCORDING TO AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF WINE ECONOISTS STUDY, TheEffect of Fast Food Restaurants on Obesity,(January 2009):ABSTRACT:This Study investigate the health consequences of changes in the supply of fast foodusing the exact geographical location of fast food restaurants...
no wonder that 60% of Americans are obese! Fast food promotes their foods being nutritious, leaving behind that its junk food high in fat, sugar, salt and low in vitamins. There foods may taste delicious, but they are not healthy.
Its clear fast food restaurants are part of the problem for obesity today...
FOOD adulteration is the process of adding chemical substances with foods, which should not be contained within food and beverages. Chemical substances or simply adulterants may be internationally added to substances to reduce manufacturing costs, or for some deceptive or malicious purpose. When profit...
Fresh Foods and Canned Foods
Eating for humans, eating is an activity of daily living do at least two times a day. Nowadays, in the world where the variety of food is immense, and we are responsible for what we eat. We can decide what we have to eat and how it will affect to our bodies. The purpose...
Fast food is one of the world's fastest growing food types and it is continuously expanding. But some of the most rapid growth is occurring in the developing world, where it's radically changing the way people eat.
People buy fast food because it's cheap, quick, and heavily promoted...
(GM) foods are those which foreign genes have inserted into their DNA. Most Americans probably eat GM foods at every meal without knowing it. Scientists warn that GM foods might create toxins, allergies, nutritional problems, and new diseases. Therefore government should not approve the GM foods. First...
Food is essential for life. It should be pure, nutritious and free from any type of adulteration for proper maintenance of human health.
Despite of improvement in production, processing and packaging, more poisons seem to be entering our food chain. For example Indian spices or 'masalas' add taste...
“Awareness of housewives regarding food Adulteration in parbhani of Maharashtra state”. In this study they analyse the level of awareness among housewives regarding food adulteration.
It was found out that all the housewives preferred home made foods item because of their freshness,...
1. What is food adulteration? 7
2. Ugly face of adulteration 8
3. Why food adulteration? 8
4. How prevalent is food adulteration? 9
5. Food standards 11
6. How to prevent food adulteration? 12
health conscious and nowadays articles and programmes related with health awareness have been attracting millions of household. Hectic schedule, changing food habits and lack of proper timetable in daily routine have only made things complexed for each individual. The health problems further get aggravated...
What is food poisoning?
Food poisoning comes from eating foods that have been spoiled and contain bad germs like bacteria or toxins. Bacteria is all around us so mild cases of food poisoning is common, you may have had food poisoning before. Foods from animals, raw foods and unwashed vegetables all...
PROJECT OF CHEMISTRY
STUDY OF ADULTERANTS IN FOOD-STUFFS
Food adulteration 5
Infections due to adulteration 7
Certificate of Authenticity
This is to certify...
An adulterant is a chemical substance which should not be contained within other substances (e.g. food, beverages, fuels) for legal or other reasons. The addition of adulterants is called adulteration.
The word is appropriate only when the additions are unwanted by the recipient. Otherwise the expression...
Effect of food adulteration on the health of people
Abstract of the report:
Introduction to Food Adulteration:
Adulteration – is a term legally used to define any kind of food product that does not meet the standards set by the centre or the state.
The Prevention of Food Adulteration Act states...