How to Test for Adulteration - 2

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Sahara Q Shop brings you more ways to check adulteration in common Food items.


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How to Test for Food Adulteration? (Part2):

How to Test for Food Adulteration ? (Part2) By:

Dals (arhar, moong, washed channa):

Dals ( arhar , moong , washed channa ) Metanil Yellow Extract the colour with Luke warm water from the sample of pulses, add drops of HCl .  A pink colour indicates presence of metanil yellow. Green vegetables ( like chilli ) Malachite green Take a small part of the sample and place it over a moistened white blotting paper, the impression of the colour on paper indicates the presence of malachite green

Pure Ghee or Butter:

Pure Ghee or Butter Vanaspathi Take one teaspoonful of melted ghee or butter with equal quantity of Conc. Hydrochloric acid in a test tube and add to it a pinch of cane sugar. Shake well for one minute and let it stand for five minutes. Appearance of crimson colour in lower layer shows the presence of vanaspathi . Black Pepper Papaya Seeds Float the sample in alcohol. The mature black pepper berries sink while papaya seeds and light black pepper float.


Hing Soap Stone Or Earthy Matter Shake a little portion of sample with water and allow to settle. Soap stone or earthy matter will settle down at the bottom. Saffron Coloured Dried Tendrils Of Maize Cob Pure saffron will not break easily like artificial. Pure saffron when allowed to dissolved in water will continue to give its colour so long as it lasts.

Common Salt:

Common Salt White Powdered Stone Stir a spoonful of sample salt in water. Chalk will make the solution white and other insoluble impurities will setlle down.

Thank You!:

Thank You! There are lot of more food products which are adulterated using different different chemicals or materials. We strongly Recommend that you just use Non- Adulterted and High Quality Food Products to keep you away from its serious consequences.

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