Sorting the Beef from the Bull

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    Horsemeat in burgers was hard to swallow, but there are far more sinister culinary crimes afoot... Chicken eggs that haven't come from chickens, melamine in infant's milk, nut shells in spices - these are just some examples of the food fraud that has occurred in recent years. As our urban lifestyle takes us further and further away from our food sources, there are increasing opportunities for dishonesty, duplicity and profit-making shortcuts. Sorting the Beef from the Bull features a series of food fraud tales from around the world. It explains the role of science in uncovering some of the century's biggest food scams, and explores the arms race between food forensics and fraudsters as new methods of detection spur more creative and sophisticated means of committing the crimes. This book equips us with the knowledge of what is possible in the world of food fraud and shines a light on the shady areas of our food supply system where these criminals lurk.

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    Number of Pages: 320
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9781472911353
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    Listed in: Public safety issues, Forensic science, Cookery, food & drink
    Publisher: Bloomsbury Sigma

    Books by Richard Evershed

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    RRP: £9.99

    Total: £8.45

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