adulterate

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adulterate (something) with

To dilute or corrupt one substance with another. After an increase in fatal overdoses, the police discovered that the local drug dealers were adulterating heroin with fentanyl. The remake adulterates the classic story with a political agenda.
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adulterate something with something

to dilute or taint something with some other substance. They adulterated the wine with some sort of drug.
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Moreover, there is also possibility that the adulterators could continue with this practice in connivance with the inspection officials.
The Bench suggested an amendment to the law after the Uttar Pradesh government said they faced a hurdle in prosecuting adulterators under the IPC and seeking their life imprisonment after the Allahabad High Court ruled in 2010 that the IPC cannot be invoked when the FSSA should prevail.
SARGODHA -- The district administration has urged the officials of food department to take strict action against adulterators who were playing with the lives of people and profiteers.
Rawalpindi -- On special directives of Chief Minister Punjab Mian Mohammad Shahbaz Sharif , Punjab Food Authority (PFA) has launched third shift of operation against adulterators in Rawalpindi division besides setting up special operation teams to conduct raids at night time.
The bench suggested an amendment to the law after the Uttar Pradesh government said it faced a hurdle in prosecuting adulterators under the Indian Penal Code and seeking life imprisonment after the Allahabad High Court ruled in 2010 that IPC could not be invoked when the FSSA should prevail.
As result, the adulterators and bogus businessmen seemed to have found a free market for selling life saving drugs, medicines and other products with fake labels and name of companies.
Director General Punjab Food Authority Noor ul Amin Mengal has supervised the operational activities of food safety teams and passed directions food safety officers for taking strict action against adulterators by continuing drive.
Food adulterators are agents of evil and they play with health and lives of people.
He also ordered them to monitor availability and prices of fertilizers to plug chances of black marketing and for prompt action against fertilizers adulterators.
Terming the situation " very very serious" the apex court said it would be foolish to go lenient on adulterators as no grievous illness or death is being reported immediately after someone has drinks milk laced with white paint, caustic soda, detergent, shampoo, urea, starch and blotting paper.
The MPA directed officials concerned to adopt zero tolerance policy against adulterators and also impose heavy fines on them.
The teams are also checking quality of milk and meat coming from other cities and stern action would be taken against the adulterators.
Officials have been cracking down on suspected adulterators and samples are being taken for laboratory tests," he said.
The minister said that district administration, in the light of vision of Chief Minister Punjab Mohammad Shehbaz Sharif, was continuing action against adulterators, hoarders and profiteers and daily use commodities were available to the masses at cheaper rates in abundance in these Bazaars.
The DGP told the media on Thursday that the police raids on adulterators following the gruesome murder of Yashwant Sonawane were only done to appease the media.