How did you conclude that the solution to adulteration
was through tax?" Mr Ayacko asked, adding that taxation is not always a solution.Mr Maina said kerosene is for the low class, adding that he wondered why the regulator failed to curtail the activities of cartels in the oil industry.
He said that the production units set up inside houses was a major hurdle to controlling adulteration
. He said that all the eight production units were dismantled and FIRs filed against them in respective police stations.
The extensive consumption of milk and dairy products in Pakistan makes these food stuffs targets for potential adulteration
with financial gains for unscrupulous producers.
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He agreed with the rationale of the authority that adulteration
was on the rise in the sale of open spices.
Almost 700mt of ferrosilicon have been reportedly adulterated along the highways inIndia.Pema Tenzin said the West Bengal government has assured to assist theindustries to recoverthe lost ferrosilicon andprovide tips on preventingsuch adulteration
He proposed harmonization of the excise duty applicable on illuminating kerosene to Sh10,305 per 1,000 litre in order to reduce the incidences of adulteration
However, substitution or adulteration
may also be due to shortages in the supply chain or the availability of material from other plants at lower cost."
Spices are very vulnerable due to ease of adulteration
, complexity of fraud detection, high competition level in the sector and perceived value of spice.
The worst inhuman acts like poisoning of food chain with adulteration
by indiscriminate application of toxic chemicals has been continuing unabated.
Several studies have reported suitable methods for detecting adulteration
of various food products, including analytical protein methods such as electrophoresis, immuno chemistry, and chromatography methods (EGITO et al., 2006; LACHENMEIER et al., 2003).