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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Milk and milk products in the pure form provide a wealth of nutrient benefits, but on the other hand, they are excessively hazardous and harmful for us humans when they are adulterants. From dairy farm to milk seller's shop, the milk is being adulterated to get a great amount of money and provide enough milk to customers.
A procedure to overcome interferences caused by adulterant "Klear" in the GC-MS analysis of 11-nor-[DELTA]9-THC-9-COOH.
USDA had no statutory authority to regulate the levels of nonadulterant pathogens such as Salmonella because it was not an adulterant per se.
The ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program (BAPP) has released a Botanical Adulterants Bulletin on boswellia (Boswellia serrata, Burseraceae) oleogum resin, commonly referred to as Indian frankincense Boswellia has been valued for its fragrance and medicinal properties for millennia.
In fact it can be harmful when unscrupulous vendors use adulterants like detergent, urea and soda.
It has won a sad notoriety as an illicit adulterant to simulate higher protein levels in milk powder and other food.
There also is no known way to cheat an oral fluid test--and judging by the growing number of adulterant products, beating a drug test has become a rather popular endeavor.
Klear is a widely available commercial adulterant that is marketed for clearing all positive drug tests results from urine.
While the DOT expects the proposal to add $2.86 million in expenses to DOT-regulated companies in training, adulterant testing, and administrative requirements, the department also estimates a savings of about $10.9 million from a reduction in blind specimen testing, fax transmission (rather than overnight delivery) of positive test results, and other changes.
These concentrations were selected because the instructions accompanying Urine Luck call for dilution of 90-150 mL (3-5 oz) of urine with the vial containing 7 mL of the adulterant (final urine PCC concentration, 47-78 g/L).
Eventually, police entered the property and discovered 17g of the benzocaine and caffeine, used as an adulterant for drugs, plus 25 plastic wraps, containing 17g of cocaine.