adulterant

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a·dul·ter·ant

(ă-dŭl'tĕr-ănt),
An impurity; an additive that is considered to have an undesirable effect or to dilute the active material so as to reduce its therapeutic or monetary value.

a·dul·ter·ant

(ă-dŭl'tĕr-ănt)
An impurity; an additive that is considered to have an undesirable effect or to dilute the active material so as to reduce its therapeutic or monetary value.

a·dul·ter·ant

(ă-dŭl'tĕr-ănt)
An impurity; an additive that is considered to have an undesirable effect or to dilute the active material so as to reduce its therapeutic value.
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Young children and old are suffering from various diseases due to the adulteration of food. Malnutrition, diseases like polio, typhoid fever or bacillary dysentery, cryptosporidiosis, cholera, rotavirus infections, and a variety of worm infestations, continue to endanger the health of children and old people.
Buzdar said that elements engaged in adulteration of food do not deserve any leniency and the government will go to any extent to provide pure food to people.
Our teams are focused on adulteration of food items particularly milk and spices.
A case was registered against the suspects under Sections 322 (manslaughter) and 272 (adulteration of food or drink intended for sale) of the PPC at the Sahil police station.
He warned the elements involved in adulteration of food to either mend their ways or leave the province.
The police are investigating the matter under Section 272 of the Penal Code, which covers the adulteration of food or drink that is intended for sale.
ISLAMABAD: Minister for Interior Ahsan Iqbal on Thursday apprised the Senate that state-of-the-art Islamabad Food Authority will be set up in the capital in the next few months to check the quality of food items in the province.In response to various supplementary questions, the minister said that a food laboratory would also be set up to check adulteration of food items.
SHAKEN with the rising incidents of adulteration of food products manufactured in India and sold locally and abroad, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India ( FSSAI) -- under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare -- is all set to usher in a ' product recall' procedure to ensure food safety in the country.
Maybe he has attempted to cram too much in (although there ought to have been rather more on problems such as adulteration of food and various economic factors which led to the birth of co-operation).
Laws were introduced in 1860 to help prevent the mass adulteration of food in the UK.
Also among the list of new notifiable offences which will have to be recorded are vehicle interference, bankruptcy, indecent exposure, obscene publications and adulteration of food.
A case was registered against them under Sections 322 (manslaughter) and 272 (adulteration of food and drink intended for sale) of Pakistan Penal Code.