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Oil and fat containing food items are flushed with nitrogen. Why?

NCERT Solutions for Class 10th Science Chapter 1 Chemical Reactions and Equations Exercise 19

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Oil and fat containing food items get oxidized in presence of oxygen.So they are flushed with nitrogen to prevent rancidity of food.Here nitrogen acts as antioxidant.
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If they re not flushed the chips wll become soft ans they wont be crunchy
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