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Chlorinated insecticide residues in certain food samples.

Sowbhagya, H. B. and Usha Devi, A. and Visweswaraiah, K. (1983) Chlorinated insecticide residues in certain food samples. Indian Journal of Medical Research, 78. pp. 403-406.

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Abstract

Rice, jowar (Sorghum) and wheat flour are staple foods in Karnataka State, India; random samples were collected in and around Mysore. Of rice samples 20% and of wheat flour samples 30% had BHC and DDT residues above the national tolerance limit. The content of residues was not high enough to indicate direct mixing of insecticides with grain to preserve it. No jowar sample had pesticide residues over the tolerance limit, owing to the storage of jowar in pits by the farmers.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Foods-; insecticides-; residues-; grain-; composition-; insecticide-residues; Wheat-flour; wheat-
Subjects: 500 Natural Sciences and Mathematics > 04 Chemistry and Allied Sciences > 26 Pesticide Chemistry
600 Technology > 08 Food technology > 21 Cereals
Divisions: Food Protectants and Infestation Control
Depositing User: Food Sci. & Technol. Information Services
Date Deposited: 24 Jun 2016 06:04
Last Modified: 24 Jun 2016 06:04
URI: http://ir.cftri.com/id/eprint/3451

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