None of the raw herb samples were adulterated with
dyes; the latter were only found in extracts and finished products.
Cream is adulterated with
gelatin, and formaldehyde is employed as a preservative for it.
It said out of the 4,503 samples collected between January 2012 and May 2013, 1,280 were found to be adulterated with
detergent, starch, carbohydrate and whitener.
Water being supplied to us is extremely filthy and is adulterated with
sewerage line filth.
Indians may think twice before gulping down a glass of milk after the country's food safety regulator found most samples collected in a survey were either diluted or adulterated with products including fertilizer, bleach and detergent.
The study, conducted this month by the food safety and standards authority of India, found milk was adulterated with skimmed milk powder and glucose, or more shockingly hydrogen peroxide, urea and detergent.
Black tea, both packed and unpacked, is being adulterated with
a number of substances like shells of grams, which were coloured even with chicken blood, to give dark colour to it.
Addition of four to five drops of 3% hydrogen peroxide in approximately 200 [micro]L of urine adulterated with
PCC caused rapid formation of a dark-brown color and a dark-brown precipitate appeared on standing.
Working on wood panels with a mixture of water-based oil, gouache, and acrylic--sometimes adulterated with
glitter and tiny stones--Bas depicts a couple in a graveyard preparing to carry out a suicide pact (The Lovers of Lyons) (all works 2004); what might be the aftermath of a double murder (The Kept Boy); and a bunker or mine filled with fencers (For You It Has Come to This).
Initially, it was thought the whisky may have been adulterated with
methanol but early tests have not shown any sign of it.
Recent studies carried out by food-certification laboratories indicate that some of the brands have been adulterated with
colouring agents like Tartrazine or sunset yellow," ITA sources said.
But increasingly, the oil that people buy has been adulterated with
cheaper oils, which may not have the same nutritional benefits.
Nikdel's research was prompted out of concern that some juice being sold as "all Florida orange juice" might in fact be adulterated with
less expensive juice from other regions.
I don't rule out the possibility that milk adulterated with
chemicals is sold in Delhi.