On returning to his native land, he still continued to turn his chemical knowledge to account, by giving his services to that particular branch of our commercial industry which is commonly described as the adulteration
of commodities; and from this he had gradually risen to the more refined pursuit of adulterating gold and silver--or, to use the common phrase again, making bad money.
I suppose no boy of twenty really loves a WOMEN, but loves only his etherealised extract of woman, entirely free from earthy adulteration
. I noticed the words "pure" and "natural" in constant use by my young friend.
Consider all the waste incidental to the manufacture of cheap qualities of goods, of goods made to sell and deceive the ignorant; consider the wastes of adulteration,--the shoddy clothing, the cotton blankets, the unstable tenements, the ground-cork life- preservers, the adulterated milk, the aniline soda water, the potato-flour sausages--"
Of course, imitation and adulteration are the essence of competition--they are but another form of the phrase 'to buy in the cheapest market and sell in the dearest.' A government official has stated that the nation suffers a loss of a billion and a quarter dollars a year through adulterated foods; which means, of course, not only materials wasted that might have been useful outside of the human stomach, but doctors and nurses for people who would otherwise have been well, and undertakers for the whole human race ten or twenty years before the proper time.
As no one makes any profit by the sale, there is no longer any stimulus to extravagance, and no misrepresentation; no cheating, no adulteration or imitation, no bribery or
If I might take the liberty of saying so, sir, I don't think the milk which is boiled with it is quite genuine; but I am aware, sir, that there is a great adulteration
of milk, in London, and that the article in a pure state is difficult to be obtained.'
On one point he may fairly claim approval at this particular stage of his career: he did not mean to imitate those philanthropic models who make a profit out of poisonous pickles to support themselves while they are exposing adulteration
, or hold shares in a gambling-hell that they may have leisure to represent the cause of public morality.
Whether it was brought in by the birds of the air, or came blowing in with the very air itself, when the casement windows were set open; whether the baker brought it kneaded into the bread, or the milkman delivered it as part of the adulteration
of his milk; or the housemaids, beating the dust out of their mats against the gateposts, received it in exchange deposited on the mats by the town atmosphere; certain it is that the news permeated every gable of the old building before Miss Twinkleton was down, and that Miss Twinkleton herself received it through Mrs.
I met men incoherent with indignation at the brutality of prize-fighting, and who, at the same time, were parties to the adulteration
of food that killed each year more babes than even red-handed Herod had killed.
It's a compound of adulterations
made up to look like sugar.
Summary: Barwani (Madhya Pradesh) [India], Aug 25 (ANI): A Madhya Pradesh trader was on Saturday sent to jail for three months under the stringent National Security Act (NSA) in yet another case of food adulteration
in the state.
In a statement issued here, Director General Sohail Khan warned that those found guilty in adulteration
would be dealt with iron hands.