M iss T AH E R S H AB B IR H U S S AIN of class XII – B ______ in the _ CH E Chemistry Project on STUDY OF ADULTERANTS IN FOOD I. CHEMISTRY PROJECT Submitted For Exam AISSCE TOPIC OF THE PROJECT FOOD ADULTERATION Department Of Chemistry. (chemistry project- ‘to study adulterants on food’). Date of Submission: (i). NAME- AZIZUR RAHMAN. CLASS- `12th ‘B’. ROLL No- Admn. No-.

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Interestingly costlier the food product, more incentive is available for evolving appropriate methods to mimic the original product with cheap alternatives. Add 5ml of water and a few drops of dil.

Here adulterant is starch used to give it thick, rich texture. Project Report Adulteration in Food Items: It gives most positive test, hence is most adulterated. Log In Sign Up.

Chemistry Project For class 12 cbse on Food Adulteration

Many of these appear to be innocuous, but there is danger that the continued use of food preserved by foid agents may be injurious. I would also like to express my gratit ude to t he lab assistant M rs. However, water on the outside of beverage cans or bottles might also be contaminated.

Some of them have even been classifed as carcinogens or cancercausing substances. Brisk effervescence of CO2 shows t he presence of chalk powder or washing soda in the given sample of sugar. Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link.

Taher Shabbir Hussain Class: Secondly, label declaration on packed food is very aduoteration for know ing t foe ingredients and nut rit ional value. Starch greatly reduces the nutritional value of the ingredient. The database was created by the U. Adulteration brings a lot of easy money for the traders, but it may spoil many lives. Food fraud is a collective term that encompasses the deliberate substitution, addition, tampering or misrepresentation of food, food ingredients or food packaging, or false or misleading statements made about a product for economic gain.


Dried papaya seeds being lighter float over water w hile pure pepper sett les at the bott om. Brick pow der set t les at t he bottom while pure chilli pow der floats over water. Droplet s of oil adulteratioh. Consumption of cut fruits being sold in unhygienic conditions should be avoided.

Food adulteration can lead to slow poisoning and various kinds of diseases, which can even result in death. It is safer to drink a beverage directly from the can or bottle than from a questionable container. H2SO4 and chemjstry of acet ic acid. The consumer adilteration avoid taking food from an unhygienic place and food being prepared under unhygienic condit ions.

Published on Apr View 35 Download The bright colours used to attract children often contained lead, copper or mercury salts. Green chillies, green peas and other vegetables: It includes a total of 1, records for food fraud based on a total of scholarly, media and other publicly available reports.

Infant formula produced from melamine-tainted milk killed at least six children and were believed to have harmed thousands of others. Any food Inspector can enter and inspect any place where any article of food is manufactured or stored for sale or stored for the manufacture of any other article of food for sale or exposed or exhibited for sale or where any adulterant is manufactured or kept and take samples of such article of food or adulterant for analysis.

Filt er t he pow der solut ion and add 2 drops of KI solut ion t o t he filt rat e. Here adulterant is Papaya seeds used to add bulk. Appearance of pink or red colour indicates presence of dye in fat.

Though food laws that exist are comparable to international ones, there is very little activity at the ground level to monitor or detect adulterated foods in the market or punish the guilty. Shook it well and observed the result. Coal-tar colours are employed a great deal, pickles and canned vegetables are sometimes coloured green with copper salts.

Chemistry Project For class 12 cbse on Food Adulteration

Droplets of oil floating on the surface of unused acetic anhydride indicates t he presence of wax or hydrocarbons. Adult erat ion of Take small amount of sugar Pure sugar various insoluble in a t est t ube and shake it dissolves in water subst ances in sugar w it h lit t le w at er. But the change has made no diference at the ground level. Adult erat ion of chalk To small amount of sugar in a No brisk pow der, w ashing soda t est t ube, add a few drops of effervescence in sugar dil.


These adulterants can be easily ident ified by simple chemical test s. Consumers are invariably advised by well meaning pundits that they should go for branded foods marketed by established food manufacturers but it is like asking people to eat cake if bread is not afordable! Also a kind of gum is added which is sticky and slow melting. Here adulterant is Malachite Green To accentuate the bright, glowing green colour of the chemistgy.

The traders use it for their economic benefit without thinking about its effect on the common population of our cbsd, which consumes it. Argemone seeds used to add bulk and weight that it is a coloured dye that has proven to be carcinogenic for humans if consumed over a long period of time. It gives positive test to small extent, hence is least adulterated. H2SO4acet ic acid, conc.

This gum is obtained by boiling animal parts like tail,the nose,the udder etc. It is surprising that the fraudsters are always one step ahead of the safety agencies when it comes to detecting adulteration and their techniques are increasingly becoming more and more sophisticated with time.

It’s harmful efect is that it is unhygienic, unprocessed water and starch can cause stomach disorders. Appearance of magenta oh shows t he presence of yellow oxides of lead in turmeric powder.