FOR MICROBIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY
Microbiological contamination is a critical factor in determining the quality of food products. Tests were conducted for mould count as well as yeast and spores count. These microorganisms are responsible for many food-borne diseases. Due to improper or poor manufacturing practices, microorganisms occur in the finished product.
As per the national standards (BIS and FSS Rules, 2011), the product: a) shall be free from microorganisms capable of development under normal conditions of storage, and b) shall not contain substances originating from microorganisms which may represent a hazard to health.
FOR HEAVY METALS
Lead | Arsenic | Copper | Zinc | Tin We tested the jam for presence of heavy metals such as arsenic, lead, copper, zinc and tin. Lead, a cumulative poison, enters either through the soil or during production. It accumulates in the body