Are your green peas adulterated with harmful colour?

Some years ago, the concept of seasonal fruits and vegetables like green peas was common. For instance, fresh

peas and spinach were available only during the winter season, and similarly, watermelon

and mango used to be easily available during the summer season.

Now, with the help of technology and chemicals, everything is available throughout the year and to make these fruits and vegetables eye-pleasing market players often use artificial colors.

grean peas

According to experts, these adulterants are dangerous for the human body and that’s the reason, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has started an initiative on Twitter called # #DetectingFoodAdulterants. Under this series, every week they share a trick that you can use at home to check food adulteration. This week, they are talking about how to check adulteration in green peas.

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