adulterant

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Synonyms for adulterant

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any substance that lessens the purity or effectiveness of a substance

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making impure or corrupt by adding extraneous materials

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In Pakistan there is the highest degree of adulteration of food. There is blending of edible oils with low grade varieties to ripening of bananas and mangoes with prohibited chemicals.
Olive oil, milk, honey, saffron, orange juice, coffee and apple juice are the seven most likely food ingredients to be targets for intentional or economically motivated adulteration of food, or food fraud, according to analysis of the first U.S.
To this end, contamination and adulteration of food, along with making false claims relating to food products, must be made as difficult as possible to commit.
Bhattacharyya, "Urinary melamine: proposed parameter of melamine adulteration of food," Nutrition, vol.
The recommendations also say that all parties who operate and manage the food chain "must put consumers first over all other aims", adding that: "To this end, contamination and adulteration of food, along with making false claims relating to food products, must be made as difficult as possible to commit".
He directed that stern action be taken against the elements involved in adulteration of food items.
We may be looking at criminal adulteration of food on an industrial scale.
Food fraud, or the intentional adulteration of food with cheaper ingredients for economic gain, has made headlines in recent years.
India has long struggled with adulteration of food and milk by unscrupulous traders.
301 [21 USC [section]331] discusses the mislabelling and adulteration of food, cosmetics, drugs or devices and SEC.
Setting maximum limits will help governments differentiate between unavoidable melamine occurrence and the deliberate adulteration of food and feed", the Commission said in a statement.
510 would require FDA, the Department of Homeland Security and the USDA to conduct vulnerability assessments and issue regulations to protect against the intentional adulteration of food. It is this kind of focus and serious Congressional mandate that can begin to turn the tables.
From the moment societies began to treat food as a commodity rather than as a craft, the adulteration of food has been a given.
But real concern with the adulteration of food began in the Victorian era, and Birmingham was at the centre of the campaign for effective legislation against it.