Cooking oil and other edible oils are widely used by households, restaurants, hotels, sweets and savory shops, food industries, etc., for their medicinal and therapeutic properties. High-quality oils are comparatively costlier than cheaper palm oils.
These days many vendors due to increasing demand and to increase profit and production, add harmful and cheaper substances to all kinds of edible and non-edible oils.
They mix and blend high-quality cold-pressed oils with cheaper refined palm oil, argemone oil, mineral oil, Karanja oil, crude oil, heavy metals, mineral oil and also use prohibited coloring agents affecting the authenticity and quality, and nature of the oil. Some vendors add preservatives to the oil to increase the shelf life which is very harmful to our health. Argemone a harmful toxic seed that resembles black mustard seeds is highly used as an adulterant in cooking oils.
Are adulterated oils good for your health?
Several research shows that prolonged consumption of such low-quality oil causes mild to severe damage to kidneys, gastrointestinal problems, cancer, paralysis, allergy, liver damage, cholesterol, cardiac arrest, infertility, skin-related problems, and neurological health impairments.
Why test at AMMAGENOMICS?
It is very important to test edible oils to identify risk factors and improve the quality, efficiency, and safety of the oils that your family consumes.
We at AMMAGENOMICS test for adulteration and pesticide content in oil using PCR test for Adulteration, the authenticity of native or traditional breed varieties of cold-pressed organic, GMO-free Canola Oil, Coconut Oil, Peanut Oil, Mustard Oil, Sesame Oil, Soybean Oil, Palm Oil, Blended Oil, Cottonseed Oil, Corn Oil, Flaxseed Oil, Safflower Oil, and Sunflower Oil, Native or traditional Chekku Ennai and give results in a quick turnaround time. We are health conscious, and we do all food testing. Argemone a harmful toxic seed that resembles black mustard seeds is highly used as an adulterant in cooking oils. We use a PCR test to find the adulteration. We also do MDA testing and antioxidant testing for oils.