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Introduction to adulterated foods

Adulterated foods

Adulteration is a legal term meaning that a food product fails to meet legal standards.

Adulteration is an addition of another substance to a food item in order to increase the quantity of the food item in raw form or prepared form, which may result in the loss of actual quality of food item. These substances may be other available food items or non-food items. Among meat and meat products some of the items used to adulterate are water or ice, carcases, or carcasses of animals other than the animal meant to be consumed.

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Yung-Kun Chuang

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