Many farmers, for example, use pesticides to protect their crops from insects, rodents and weeds. Often, they overuse pesticides for a greater output. The excessive use of these chemicals however significantly damages the organic properties of the crops.
Three-fourths of the marketed vegetables, fruits, and fish contain pesticides and formalin residues. The consumption of such foods might lead to serious diseases.
On top of that, thedailystar.net learned of a shocking study that found that 98 percent of the water kept in jars - used by millions of people every day -contains E coli bacteria. This might result in a serious public health crisis in the near future.
The authorities should implement the existing laws that prohibit food adulteration.