Food Contamination Incidents

Food Contamination Incidents

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Accidental contamination as well as intentional adulterations: 2009 Hola Pops from Mexico contaminated with lead. 2008 baby milk scandal with melamine from the contaminated protein working into the food chain a year later. 2007 pet food recalls which was part of the Chinese protein export contamination of using melamine as an adulterant. 1987 Beech-Nut Nutrition Corporation paid $2.2 million, then the largest fine issued, for violating the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act by selling artificially flavored sugar water as apple juice. John F. Lavery, the company's vice president for operations was convicted in criminal court and sentenced to a year and a day in jail; Niels L. Hoyvald, the president of the company, also convicted, served six months of community service. Each of them also paid a $100,000 fine. 1986 adulteration of Italian wines with ethylene glycol killed more than 18 people. 1985 adulteration of Austrian wines with diethylene glycol.
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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 159g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136769328
  • 9786136769325