Study of Adulteration in Buffalo Milk Samples Collected from Different Localities of Malkapur Tahsil

Author(s): V. B. Suradkar, B. B. Wankhade and S. H. Patil

This study investigates the adulteration of fresh Buffalo milk provided by Vendors, in Malkapur Tahsil. The seven samples were collected from consumers. All samples were chemically examined & analyzed to find out adulterants. The analysis revealed that some samples were adulterated with mostly urea, detergents & salts while all samples were free from ammonium sulphate and starch. The adulterant decreases the nutritive value of milk and may also cause serious human health problems.

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