Journal of Health (JoH)
Vol 3 No 1 (2016): Journal of Health - January 2016

Analisis Kualitatif Rhodamin B pada Kue Ku yang Beredar di Pasar Tradisional Kabupaten Sleman Yogyakarta

Siti Fatimah (D3 Analis Kesehatan STIKes Guna Bangsa Yogyakarta)
Dian Wuri Astuti (D3 Analis Kesehatan STIKes Guna Bangsa Yogyakarta)
Suryani Dwi Lestari (D3 Analis Kesehatan STIKes Guna Bangsa Yogyakarta)



Article Info

Publish Date
31 Jan 2016

Abstract

Background : A food additive used to obtain food products that taste delicious, attractive, durable, easy in its distribution. Food additives that are often used in society is dye. Many fraud by producers to attract consumers such as the use of non-food grade dyes or food grade with doses exceeding the rules. Rhodamine B is a dangerous synthetic dyes are often added to foods as a dye. Kue Ku is made from a mixture of potatoes, coconut milk, glutinous rice flour, salt, sugar and red dye. The red color on my cake due to the addition of the dye rhodamine B. The use of rhodamine B can cause negative impacts on the health of consumers, thus attracting researchers to examine the presence of rhodamine B dye on my cake circulating in traditional markets Sleman, Yogyakarta. Method : The method is a descriptive study with the aim to describe or illustrate the existence of rhodamine B on kue Ku samples circulating in traditional markets Sleman, Yogyakarta. The method used for laboratory test is by thin-layer chromatography. Results : In this study showed 15,38% of Kue Ku samples have been investigated positive for rhodamine B. Conclusion : There dye rhodamine B on Kue Ku circulating in traditional markets Sleman, Yogyakarta.

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Journal Info

Abbrev

joh

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Subject

Health Professions Immunology & microbiology Medicine & Pharmacology Nursing Public Health

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Journal of Health (JoH) (p-ISSN 2355-8857 | e-ISSN 2407-6376) publishes research articles, conceptual articles, reports field studies (See Focus and Scope). The articles of this journal are published every six months, that is on January and July (2 issues per year), and published by the Lembaga ...