July 2019


FSSAI (Food Safety and Standard Authority Of India) is an autonomous body established under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, G. FSSAI is responsible for protecting and promoting public health through regulation and supervision of food safety. FSSAI conducts testing of food for a different type of adulterants, chemical contaminants and other safety parakeets of food. They have given some quick tests for some adulterants in food and milk. For Milk some test is as follows: Detection of water in milk Testing Method: Put a drop of milk on a polished slanting surface. Pure milk either stays or flows slowly leaving a white trail behind. Milk adulterated with water will flow immediately without leaving a mark. Detection of detergent in milk Testing Method: Take 5 to 10 ml sample with an equal amount of water. Shake the contents thoroughly. If milk is adulterated with detergent, it forms a dense…