adulteration of food


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adulteration of food:

see food adulterationfood adulteration,
act of intentionally debasing the quality of food offered for sale either by the admixture or substitution of inferior substances or by the removal of some valuable ingredient.
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In Pakistan there is the highest degree of adulteration of food.
LAHORE -- Punjab Chief Minister Mohammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that those involved in adulteration of food items are enemies of humanity and deserve maximum punishment.
the apex body to monitor and regulate adulteration of food and other consumer products.
Adulteration of food is a criminal act in Pakistan and adulterator could get jail term of up to 25 years.
Adulteration of food is a serious offence and I'm pleased that the District Judge has taken a tough line on this case.
I hail from a place where adulteration of food is a big crime.
Islam, as a matter of fact, prohibits adulteration of food.
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.
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.
The incident led to the passage of the Pharmacy Act 1868 as well as tighter legislation in an attempt to prevent the adulteration of food.