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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 9, Issue:3, March, 2020

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(3): 2984-2996

Detection of Adulteration and Quality Evaluation of Market Milk and Raw Milk Collected from Market in Varanasi City
Dwarki Lal1*, D. C. Rai1, Vinod Bhateshwar1, Hitesh Muwaland Govind3
1Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi (U.P.) India
2Department of Animal Production, Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology, Udaipur (Raj.) India
3Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology, Kanpur (U.P.) India
*Corresponding author

The present investigation was conducted to assess the presence of adulterants and contaminants in market milk and raw milk around Varanasi city from branded, organized dairy farms and traditional vendors. The trial work has been approved out during the period of 1 February 2019 to 20 May 2019. Four milk samples were collected from each branded, organized dairy farm and traditional vendors milk centers 250- and 500-ml. quantity was collected and decontaminated throwaway plastic bottles with screw cap and each bottle was coded. The bottles were filled in ice box and proximately ecstatic to further testing. Samples were collected randomly encompassing Varanasi city. Out of 168th milk samples, 44.04% milk samples were found with water, 4.16% with urea, 22.02% with starch, 36.30% with sugar, 11.30% with glucose, 26.78% with salt and 7.38% with neutralizers. This study was conducted to know the extent of adulteration found in traditional vendors milk than organized dairy farm and branded milk samples. In this research, no adulteration was found in branded milk samples. But adulteration was found in traditional vendors and organized dairy farm milk samples. Branded milk was found in good quality for human health. The traditional vendors and organize dairy farm lack of suitable technical and educational information causes inferior quality of milk and indigenous milk especially in unorganized sector these are the main reasons for deterioration of milk. Also, the demand for the value-added milk is continuously increasing because of consumer awareness about health and nutrition. So, it is important to ensure the consumer about the quality, health and nutrition claims of such milk. This can be achieved by rapid analytical methods and techniques Research.

Keywords: Adulteration, Market milk, Raw milk, Branded, Organized dairy farms and Traditional vendors

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Dwarki Lal, D. C. Rai, Vinod Bhateshwar, Hitesh Muwal and Govind. 2020. Detection of Adulteration and Quality Evaluation of Market Milk and Raw Milk Collected from Market in Varanasi City.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(3): 2984-2996. doi:
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