Modern cases of food adulteration in Europe: Industry driven. State sanctioned.

The man who robs a fellow subject of a few shillings on the highway is sentenced to death but he who distributes a slow poison to the whole community escapes unpunished, Frederick Accum, 1820. Kathleen Garnett The very earliest laws designed to curtail the adulteration of food typically (though not exclusively) focused on just a handful of …

Continue reading Modern cases of food adulteration in Europe: Industry driven. State sanctioned.