Results for: Adulteration

What are the foods that are adulterated?

Milk is mixed with water. Vanaspati is used as an adulterant for ghee. Ergot is used as an adulterant for cereals.Chalk-powder is used as an adulterant for flour.Chicory is us (MORE)
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How can you find pure honey from adulteration?

Drop one teaspoon of honey in a bowl of water. If it dissolves quickly, it means that your honey is adulterated. If it doesn't, then you can be sure that it is pure. This is b (MORE)
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Harmful effects of food adulteration?

A substance added to a food-item to reduce its quality in order to increase its quantity is called as an adulterant. This act of addition of the adulterant in food-items is kn (MORE)

How is milk adulterated?

Milk would be adulterated by the addition of anything without clearly stating that addition on the label of the container. For example, if water is added to extend the volume, (MORE)

How can food adulteration be prevented?

Food adulteration occur in rural as well as urban areas. So the first option is to buy branded and ISI marked products. Even if these branded products items cost a little extr (MORE)

What is the definition of 'adulterate'?

  The verb adulterate means to contaminate or make impure. It may be used literally or figuratively. A few possible synonyms:   corrupt debase devalue
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of food adulteration?

The advantages of food adulteration includes a better appearance in  the food and may increase the selling price, but these advantages  only affect the producer of the produ (MORE)

Why food adulteration?

Adulterated food is impure, unsafe, or unwholesome food. In the  United States the Food and Drug Administration regulates the food  and food safety.