taint


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the state of being contaminated

place under suspicion or cast doubt upon

contaminate with a disease or microorganism

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At Daniel, Le Du says that he would return nearly fifty bottles of wine per month to winemakers because of cork taint, and asserts, "It's a waste of time and money for everybody.
Under the so-called "once a PFIC, always a PFIC" taint of Sec.
In The New Republic, Pipes wrote that while Solzhenitsyn is too eager to exonerate czarist Russia of mistreating its Jewish subjects, and as a consequence is sometimes insensitive to the latter's predicament, "at least he absolves himself of the taint of anti-Semitism.
Volatile compounds that originated from wood may taint food packaged in paper and paperboard products.
If the odor or flavor of a foodstuff is foreign to the product, then the question is a matter of taint.
The big issue is mustiness, mainly caused by trichloroanisol (TCA) and usually called cork taint, although it is widely acknowledged it can come from many sources, including corks.
All money is tainted, says Shaw; the problem then is to remove the taint and have a fairer distribution.
While fire-affected wine regions had already harvested a substantial majority of their crops before the onset of the fires, it is not too late to apply the most current knowledge about smoke taint to the remaining amount, estimated at between 10% and 25% in various counties.
Workers and equipment, such as bins or knives, can taint produce during the harvest or in later production steps.
Y Cartons in Leeds, follows a three-year development and field evaluation cycle and is designed to improve productivity by reducing human sensory testing to detect taint and odour.
A group of researchers and cork companies say they have developed a microwave process that virtually eliminates the cork taint blamed for most cases of musty-tasting wines.
The eruption of interest in barrel taint began in late summer, when Pascal Chatonnet of the Excell Laboratory in Bordeaux announced research indicating that the incidence of TCA contamination in new French oak barrels was higher than previously assumed, that the problem was increasing and--worst of all--that the origin of the troubles was as yet unknown.
person is tainted with PFIC status, unless an appropriate qualified electing fund (QEF) election is made, such stock never loses that taint in the hands of the U.
So often in the past the cause of a taint was not finally identified, and thus its cause was not removed.