Punch, 59 (1870), 145.
A French Check Upon Trade Cheats
Adulteration, Crime, Nutrition, Medical Treatment, Cultural Geography
Lamenting the high incidence of food adulteration in France, presents an extract from a report criticizing the level of British fines for adulteration, which are too low to act as a deterrent, and presents a further extract describing the far heavier penalties imposed by French authorities on adulterators. Wishes the French system to be adopted in Britain and, following the French system of publishing the offences of the adulterator, presents a series of examples of the foul deeds of shady food and drug adulterators.
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