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Asked by Nikhil Sikka

Jun 13, 2014

what is rancidity ? write different methods of preventing rancidity .

what is rancidity ? write different methods of preventing rancidity .

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Satyanarayana Prasad

Member since Apr 24, 2013

Ans: Rancidity: It is defined as chemical decomposition of oils and fats which in another words is spoiling food materials that difficult for consumption.
It can be prevented by following methods:
(i)                 The packing of food materials should be replaced the air with Nitrogen.
(ii)               The food materials should be placed at very low temperatures.
(iii)             Addition of antioxidants also prevents rancidity process.

Syeda

Member since Jan 25, 2017

Answer.

Rancidity: It is defined as chemical decomposition of oils and fats which in another words is spoiling food materials that difficult for consumption.
It can be prevented by following methods:
(i) The packing of food materials should be replaced the air with Nitrogen.
(ii)  The food materials should be placed at very low temperatures.
(iii) Addition of antioxidants also prevents rancidity process.

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