Sometimes, things that we buy in the market are mixed with harmful and unwanted substances. This process is called adulteration.
In most houses people use commercial water filter to remove not only the impurities but also to kill the harmful germs in water using UV rays.
RO – a process of removing impurities from water to make it potable.
Food can also get adulterated due to carelessness or lack of proper handling.
We must be careful about the common adulterants in our consumable goods especially in food.
Consumption of any adulterated food will be harmful and can be a health hazard.
An adulterated substance will not indicate the true properties of the original substance. For example: Used tea leaves are sometimes used as adulterants in tea. Turmeric powder is adulterated with a bright yellow chemical which is poisonous to our health.
Collect and share information on common adulterants and their detection in food stuff in the class. Watch the youtube video: 10 simple tricks to find adulterated food. https://www.youtube.com/watch? v=_XLi WunnudY