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A student wrote three statements about rancidity : 

I. When fats and oils are reduced, they become rancid. 

II. Chips manufacturers usually flush chips bags with oxygen to prevent rancidity. 

III. Rancidity is prevented by adding substances called antioxidants to food.

Choose the correct statement(s)

(A) I only 

(C) III only 

(B) ll and lll only 

(D) I, ll and III

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Correct option  (C) III only  


When fats and oils are oxidised, they become rancid. Chips manufacturers usually flush bags of chips with nitrogen gas to prevent chips from getting oxidised.

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