Q. 44 A4.1( 14 Votes )

Explain the term "rancidity". What damage is caused by rancidity?

Answer :

The condition in which aerial oxidation of fats and oils in foods marked by unpleasant smell and taste is called rancidity. Food materials are spoiled if kept for a considerable time by rancidity and become unfit for consumption.

Rate this question :

How useful is this solution?
We strive to provide quality solutions. Please rate us to serve you better.
Related Videos
Doubt Session - Types of Chemical Reactions44 mins
How to Identify Type of Reactions?35 mins
Goprep Genius Quiz | Redox Reactions and its Applications35 mins
Pradeep | Chemical Reaction and Equations34 mins
Master Redox Reactions Within 30 Minutes30 mins
Champ Quiz | Types of Double Displacement Reaction45 mins
Genius Quiz | All About Oxidising and Reducing Agents38 mins
Quiz | Master Redox Reactions Within 45 Minutes41 mins
Exothermic and Endothermic Reactions54 mins
Balance Any Chemical Equation Within 15 Seconds30 mins
Try our Mini CourseMaster Important Topics in 7 DaysLearn from IITians, NITians, Doctors & Academic Experts
Dedicated counsellor for each student
24X7 Doubt Resolution
Daily Report Card
Detailed Performance Evaluation
view all courses