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 that...
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
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addition of adulterants is called adulteration.
Adulteration and duplicate packaging with the help of technology have made lives miserable. Every month the demand of food items is growing following the rise in population and this gives vendors to go for adulteration in order to double their profits....
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...
WHAT IS ADULTERATION?
* “Adulteration” according to Chambers 21st Century Dictionary (1996) means "debasing something or rendering it impure by mixing it with something inferior or harmful."
WHAT IS FOOD ADULTERATION?
* Food adulteration is the act of adding or mixing...
V. 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...
prescribed retail price.
4. Duplicate articles: In the name of reputed firms, fake or duplicate items are being sold to the consumers.
5. Adulteration and impurity: Harmful substances are mixed in edible items. It harms their health.
6. Artificial scarcity: Traders create artificial scarcity...
* 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)
Institute of Business Administration
the study. Committees related to vehicular pollution control in which CPCB has taken active participation during year 2003:
• Working group on adulteration of petroleum products constituted by Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS).
• Environmental Pollution Control Authority for NCR constituted by MoEF...
against food adulteration which eventually led to the drive against food adulteration and I must acknowledge them.
Finally I would like to thank Allah as it is He who guides us in every step of our life.
II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:
This research paper focuses on the "drive against food adulteration" and is...
adulterated by foreign agents like dust particles, dissimilar particles and infected particles. These machines get us rid of these unwanted and unhealthy adulterations which tend to degrade the quality of seeds and spices.
Major applications of rice color sorting machines:
1) Rice sorting - Similar length and...
Arthashastra, there are references to the concept of consumer protection against exploitation by the trade and industry, short weighment and measures, adulteration and punishment for these offences. However, there was no organised and systematic movement actually safeguarding the interests of the consumers...
Executive Summary on National Survey on Milk Adulteration The National Survey on Milk Adulteration 2011 (snap shot survey) was conducted by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India to ascertain the quality of milk and identify different type of adulteration in the liquid milk throughout the country...
alkali refining, can be safe to eat, so, without alkali refining wool cotton oil inedible.Last year Kong Liang occurred in chongqing hot pot of oil adulteration cotton oil, MAO had a great influence on society.
2. About the safety of the oil composition.High erucic acid rapeseed oil, contains a lot of erucic...
admit only what is compatible with the principles of thought . . . For me, religion is most sacred, most pure, most sublime, which shuns all human adulterations; and I believe that I would fail in my duty as a rational being were I to prostitute my reason and accept an absurdity. I believe that God would...
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...
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Chemistry Project on STUDY OF ADULTERANTS IN FOOD
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Chemistry Project on STUDY OF ADULTERANTS IN FOOD
Adulteration in food is normally present in its most crude form;
pr ohi bi t e d s ubs t anc es ar e e i t her a dded or par t l y o r whol l y s ubs t...
Adulteration of food and pollution
"Adulteration" is a legal term meaning that a food product fails to meet federal or state standards. Food is the basic necessity of life. One works hard and earns to satisfy our hunger and relax (enjoy) later. But at the end of the day, many of us are not sure...
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...
Illegal Activities. The economic activities to be included in business must be legal If a person earns money through smuggling or sale of heroine, or adulteration of goods etc. these activities being illegal and anti-social are excluded from the study of business
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system where in more than 90 percent of our food chain passes through various corporate hands; and the food is very vulnerable to contamination and adulteration and it could be by some outside terrorists or microbes. The main thing that is very striking as a political issue that our food choices can make...
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...
to make the world a better place to live in. According to me the one of the most serious problems that is now a global issue is the phenomenon of adulteration of food. It has engulfed the developing and the underdeveloped countries for the past decade. There are 400 million children in India. Malnutrition...
Food Adulteration : In our daily life there are so many unhygienic and contaminated things for our health. Most of our things our contaminated. Even the food, which we eat, is adulterated. Now a question arises that what is adulteration? The answer is that the deliberate contamination of food material...
The future of China cooking oil market is expected to be favorable on account of continuing government support to enhance production and decrease adulteration; anticipated use of better and adequate production tools, enhanced agronomic practices followed with substantial improvement in technology resources...
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 of adulteration. From raw vegetable and fruits...
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
the most polluted countries in the world.
2. Air Pollution
Major sources of air pollution in India include fuel wood and biomass burning, fuel adulteration, vehicle emission and traffic congestion. This has caused India to be third for greenhouse gases and 30% lower lung function compared to Europeans...
awareness, negligence,indifference and lethargy among consumers and inadequate enforcement of food laws and food safety measures also lead to food adulteration.
Some of the common adulterated foods are milk and milk products, atta, edible oils, cereals, condiments (whole and ground)...
Officials of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have seized huge stocks of three leading brands of energy drinks, collectively worth around Rs 2.64 crore, from Mumbai and Pune. The move comes close on the heels of recent amendments to the Prevention of Food Adulteration Act....