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Mon April 30, 2012 By:
 

What type of chemical reaction is responsible for causing rancidity?

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Tue May 01, 2012
Rancidity is the oxidation offats present in the food .During the process of rancidity, oxygen molecules interact with the structure of the oil and damage its natural structure in a way that can change its odor, its taste, and its safety for consumption.
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