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Topics: Adulterant, Impurity, Melamine Pages: 5 (361 words) Published: March 9, 2015
Food Adulteration
in
Bangladesh

Objectives
• To give some information about food
adulteration in Bangladesh
• To increase awareness among people about food
adulteration
• To create public opinion against food
adulteration

Contents







What is food Adulteration?
Types of food adulteration
Reasons for food adulteration
Impact of food adulteration
Law against food adulteration
Actions suggested

What is food Adulteration?
• Using harmful chemical with food is known as food
adulteration
• Adulteration is a term meaning that a food product
fails to meet federal or state standards.
• As a result of adulteration, food or drink becomes
impure and unfit for human consumption

Some of the Food Adulterants

FOOD
RICE

ADULTERANTS
MARBLE PIECES

BANANA

CARBAID

SALT

SAND & GRIT

MAIDA

TALCUM POWDER

FISH

FORMALIN

SWEETS

COLOURS

Types of food adulteration





Adulteration in cooked food
Adulteration in fish
Adulteration in vegetables
Adulteration in juice

Types of food adulteration





Adulteration in condensed milk
Adulteration sweetmeat
Adulteration in milk
Adulteration in sugar

How sweet are the sweets??

Statistics on Food Adulteration
• 2 core people are suffering for kidney diseases
• 76 percent foods are adulterated

Source: Public health laboratory of DCC

Reasons for food adulteration







Lack of effective coordination
Lack of proper food laws
Lack government initiative
Lack of ethics
Politicians are not raising their voice
Common people are not conscious enough

Impact of food adulteration





Child health
Health of pregnant women
Food dieses
Kidney dieses etc.

Law against food adulteration
• Bangladesh pure food ordinance 1959
• Section 18(1) of the constitution
• Article 15 of the constitution
• Bangladesh pure food act 2005

Solutions of food adulteration
problem
• Strict enforcement of food laws
• Using of advanced technology
• Reducing use of chemical pesticides

Solutions of food adulteration
problem
• Political parties should raise their voice
• Punishment of the offenders without any political
consideration
• Proper public awareness

Conclusion
o In my presentation I have highlighted, What is food Adulteration?, Types of food adulteration, Reasons for food adulteration, Impact of food adulteration, Law against food adulteration, Actions suggested.

o To conclude up my presentation I want to say that food
adulteration is a very big problem in Bangladesh. So I think that the government should take proper steps to solve this problem.

Thanks to all!

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