Is your milk pure or adulterated – Find out
Detergent in milk can cause food poisoning and other gastrointestinal complications.
New Delhi: Adulteration in milk has been a cause of concern for consumers. It not only reduces the quality of milk, but can make it hazardous.
Besides water, adulterants like starch, detergent, urea, synthetic milk, and chemicals like sodium carbonate, formalin, and ammonium sulphate may be added to milk. Most of the chemicals added to milk can have long-tern hazardous health effects.
While the detergent in milk can cause food poisoning and other gastrointestinal complications, other synthetic components can cause impairments, heart problems, cancer or even death.
However, there are ways to check either your milk is pure or adulterated. Here's a handy guide to test if the milk is pure or fake. Check out the video below.
Despite the severe health risks that it poses, adulteration in milk has become very common nowadays. So, watch out for this trick to stay safe and healthy.