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School of Advanced Sciences (SAS)

PHY1999 - Introduction to Innovative Projects

Assessment - 3
Name P Venkata Sai Mounish
Register Number 17BIT0229
Slot TG1
Faculty Name SUMANGALA T P

Pound Ground Lean Beef
Minced Onion
Fine Dried Bread Crumbs
Garlic, Peeled And Minced
Hamburger Buns
Iceberg Lettuce Leaves, Rinsed And Crisped
Firm-Ripe Tomato, Cored And Thinly Sliced
Thin Slices Red Onion
Nutrition Facts:
Calories 480
Calories from fat 43%
Protein 31g
Fat 23g
Satfat 5.6g
Carbohydrate 37g
Fiber 2.4g
Sodium 978mg
Cholesterol 127mg
Sugar 0g

Chemicals – Side Effects:

Sodium Nitrite
This colouring agent gets the job done while also keeping meat from
spoiling, but it’s not without its consequences.
Risk of pancreatic cancer

To kill off pathogens found in their meat
Inhalation of lower concentrations can cause coughing, and nose and
throat irritation.

Sodium Benzoate
Used as a preservative for the burger.
Adding sodium nitrite to their diet can result in increased

These preservatives are used in store-bought meats to maintain
colour and increase shelf life.
Adversely affects people who have asthma.

Carbon Monoxide
Carbon monoxide is used to bind with meat pigment and keep it
looking red and fresh.
CO can cause a headache, dizziness, vomiting, and nausea.