Punch,  60 (1871), 52.

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Adulteration, Disease, Health

    Comments on a recent report in the British Medical Journal concerning adulterated foods in America and their alarming effects on the human body. Lists adulterated 'delicacies' imported from America, including 'treacle from coal tar', 'cayenne from rusty tenpenny nails', and 'ketchup from old hats'.

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