Adulteration of food is done to obtain:
Reducing cost for the seller
The correct options are
B Financial gain
D Reducing cost for the seller
Food adulteration is the addition of cheap and low-quality substances to food. This increases the quantity of food sold from the same amount of raw materials. Hence, it leads to financial gain when sold.
Adulterants are often used in fruits and vegetables for their aesthetic appeal and better texture. They affect the health of individuals consuming it.