Assessment the Content of Methanil Yellow and Boraks at Traded Food Market in Makassar

Authors

  • Alfina Baharuddin
  • Suharni A. Fachrin
  • Nurbaety
  • Salma

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v21i2.2700

Keywords:

Boraks, methanil Yellow, Personal hygine.

Abstract

The market is one of the public places frequented by the public, thus allowing transmission of the disease
both directly and indirectly through vectors such as flies. Market cleanliness must be kept clean so that food
contamination is less likely to occur so that the food to be consumed remains good, clean and safe to eat.
This reseach to identification boraks and methanil yellow. The sample is a portion taken from the whole
object under study and is considered to represent the population. Sampling in this study was conducted by
total sampling for interviews with hawker food vendors. food samples to see the content of Borax and 3 food
and beverage samples to see the content of Rodamint B. The content of Borax and Rhodamin in street food
vendors in the Eggplant Market shows that 6 traders who tested the content of Borax on meatballs obtained
negative results, while for 3 traders tested the content of Rhodamin B in food sold obtained positive results
or did not meet the requirements for consumption . Hygiene in serving food obtained that 20 (64.5%) hawker
food vendors in the Eggplant Market did not meet the requirements. Hygiene and sanitation of sales locations
shows that 20 (64.5%) of traders are in sales locations that are not good or have not met the requirements.

Author Biographies

Alfina Baharuddin

Lecturer of Environmental of Public Health, University Moslem of Indonesia

Suharni A. Fachrin

Lecturer of Occupational of
Publich Health, University Moslem of Indonesia

Nurbaety

Lecturer Publich Health, University Moslem of Indonesia

Salma

Postgraduated Faculty of Publich Health, University Moslem of Indonesia

Published

2021-03-12

How to Cite

Alfina Baharuddin, Suharni A. Fachrin, Nurbaety, & Salma. (2021). Assessment the Content of Methanil Yellow and Boraks at Traded Food Market in Makassar. Medico Legal Update, 21(2), 325-328. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v21i2.2700