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the state of being rancid

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Rancidification is the rapid chemical decomposition of fats and oils, leading to an unpleasant odor or taste.
The storage stability of the product became much poorer than before, and the producers did not understand that it was necessary to store and pack it in a protective atmosphere to avoid oxidative rancidification.
This worked, Harman said, because the rancidification of fat was a reaction mediated by free radicals that were neutralized by BHT.
This knowledge will be used to give us advice on the selection and treatment of raw materials, food processing and packaging systems, and how to use antioxidants to avoid the rancidification of products.
Light barrier to combat oil rancidification, however, can be imparted to the film.