What type of chemical reaction is responsible for causing rancidity?

Asked by  | 30th Apr, 2012, 11:15: PM

Expert Answer:

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.

Answered by  | 1st May, 2012, 11:11: AM

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