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Abstract                 Volume:4  Issue-8  Year-2017          Original Research Articles

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Current Status of Milk Adulteration in Local Vendors of Milk, Lucknow Region of Uttar Pradesh, India
Amit Kumar Singhand Uma Shankar2*
1 &  2 Department of Microbiology/Life Sciences, Singhania University, Jhunjhunu-333 515, Rajasthan, India
*Corresponding author

The milk is high food value and its supplies nutrients like proteins, fat, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals. Due to nutritive value of milk is significant for human being. On the other hand, milk is most commercially sold commodity both by local vendor’s as well as super markets. According to FSSAI, the most branded of products follow appropriate quality in the marketed products. However in local products to increase the yield certain adulterants are added which may affect the nutritional quality of milk. Therefore, the present study aimed to expressive adulteration in different localities of vendors was Milk product available. The adulteration observed mostly in milk product such as curd, and buttermilk, butter and ghee were adulterated with vendors in most of milk and curd the water content is more, but in few samples of urea and starch was also observed. The result of this study clearly indicates milk from local vendors had adulterated samples.

Keywords: Adulteration, Milk quality, Milk products
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Singh, A. K., Uma Shankar, 2017. Current status of milk adulteration in local vendors of milk, Lucknow region of Uttar Pradesh, IndiaInt.J.Curr.Res.Biosci.Plantbiol. 4(8): 111-115. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcrbp.2017.408.015
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