The Mysterious Domination of Food/Drinking Water Contaminants and Adulterants in Bangladesh

  • AK MOHIUDDIN World University of Bangladesh
Keywords: Adulteration, Carcinogen, Chemical Intoxication, Food Poisoning, Health Hazard, Liver and Kidney Dysfunction


Food adulteration and contamination are as old as the civilization itself. It is the consequence of the development of civilization, over utilization of nature, industrialization and in a price for the progression. It is highly prominent in Urban areas of Bangladesh. It is the consequence of commercialism of business people who are doing this knowingly to maximize profit. Higher degree of awareness shown by the people with higher educational background. Government regulatory agencies are less confident regarding food standard testing, as reported in the study. Educated people show higher degree of awareness of how the quality of food should be maintained. Regulatory authority is found to be in confidant in testing the food standard which also reflects their negligence. Safe food means, in general, there will be no danger from harmful elements that are deliberately added to food products in the country. The economic development of this country rarely reveals the basic literacy and consciousness of mass people. Necessary steps are to be taken to protect the environment for our own existence.

Author Biography

AK MOHIUDDIN, World University of Bangladesh

Faculty of Pharmacy, World University of Bangladesh
Dhanmondi, Dhaka, Bangladesh


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MOHIUDDIN, A. 2019. The Mysterious Domination of Food/Drinking Water Contaminants and Adulterants in Bangladesh. PharmaTutor. 7, 1 (Jan. 2019), 42-58. DOI: