Adulterant
An adulterant is a substance found within other substances (e.g. food, beverages, fuels), although not allowed for legal or other reasons. The addition of adulterants is called adulteration. An adulte...
Syria: US warns Assad amid reports of plan for chemical attack
Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN The White House said on Monday it appears the Syrian government is pre...
Olive oil from Italy could be fake, ‘60 Minutes’ says
There's a reason the fake oil attracts the Mafia and other criminals. The profit can be higher than that made from drugs.
US official: 'IS making and using chemical weapons in Iraq and Syria'
There is a growing belief within the US government that the Islamic State militant group is making and using crude chemical weapons in Iraq and Syria, a US official has told the BBC. The US has identi...
Threats To Soil Productivity Threaten Food Security
In a review of recent scientific literature, the article, titled "Soil and Human Security in the 21st Century," outlines threats to soil productivity -- and, in turn, food production -- due to soil er...
2008 Chinese milk scandal
The 2008 Chinese milk scandal was a food safety incident in China, involving milk and infant formula, and other food materials and components, adulterated with melamine.By November 2008, China reporte...
2008 Chinese milk scandal - Wikipedia
Chemical weapon
A chemical weapon (CW) is a device that uses chemicals formulated to inflict death or harm on human beings. The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) states: They are classified ...
Chemical weapon - Wikipedia
Olive oil from Italy could be fake, ‘60 Minutes’ says
There's a reason the fake oil attracts the Mafia and other criminals. The profit can be higher than that made from drugs.
Timeline of the 2008 Chinese milk scandal
This timeline of the 2008 Chinese milk scandal documents how events related to the Chinese dairy products contamination by melamine unfolded. Complaints about kidney problems traced back to a brand of...
Timeline of the 2008 Chinese milk scandal - Wikipedia
Official test failures of the 2008 Chinese milk scandal

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Threats To Soil Productivity Threaten Food Security
In a review of recent scientific literature, the article, titled "Soil and Human Security in the 21st Century," outlines threats to soil productivity -- and, in turn, food production -- due to soil er...
Jamaica ginger
Jamaica Ginger extract, known in the United States by the slang name "Jake," was a late 19th-century patent medicine that provided a convenient way to bypass Prohibition laws, since it contained betwe...
Jamaica ginger - Wikipedia
2007 pet food recalls
The 2007 pet food recalls comprise the contamination and wide recall of many brands of cat and dog foods beginning in March 2007, and the ensuing developments involving the human food supply. The reca...
2007 pet food recalls - Wikipedia
Boulet Asphyxiant
The Boulet Asphyxiant was a rumoured Russian chemical weapon during the Crimean War. The rumour was first found in the French newspaper Atlas before spreading to English-language publications.Accordin...
Cutting agent
A cutting agent is a chemical used to "cut" (dilute) illicit drugs with something less expensive than the drug itself.
The classical model of drug cutting (cf. Preble & Casey, 1969) refers to ...
1971 Iraq poison grain disaster
The 1971 Iraq poison grain disaster was a mass methylmercury poisoning incident that began in late 1971. Grain treated with a methylmercury fungicide and never intended for human consumption was impor...
1971 Iraq poison grain disaster - Wikipedia
2008 Irish pork crisis
The Irish pork crisis of 2008 was a dioxin contamination incident in Ireland that led to an international recall of pork products from Ireland produced between September and early December of that yea...
2008 Irish pork crisis - Wikipedia
UN Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods
The UN Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods are contained in two documents prepared by the Sub-Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods of the United Nations Economic an...
UN Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods - Wikipedia
Emissions trading
Emissions trading or cap and trade ("cap" meaning a legal limit on the quantity of a certain type of chemical an economy can emit each year) is a market-based approach used to control pollution by pro...
Emissions trading - Wikipedia
Hanwei Group
Hanwei Group (Chinese: 韩伟集团) is a company based in Dalian, China. It is China's biggest producer of eggs. In October 2008, it became embroiled in a scandal involving traces of melamine being found...
2008 Chinese heparin adulteration
In March 2008, major recalls of heparin, a substance widely used as an injectable anticoagulant, were announced by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) due to contamination of the raw heparin s...
SIN (Substitute It Now!) List
The SIN (Substitute It Now!) List is a database developed by the International Chemical Secretariat (ChemSec) of chemicals the uses of which are likely to become legally restricted under EU REACH regu...
1858 Bradford sweets poisoning
The 1858 Bradford sweets poisoning was the accidental arsenic poisoning of more than 200 people in Bradford, England, in 1858; an estimated 20 people died when sweets accidentally made with arsenic we...
Substance of very high concern
A substance of very high concern (SVHC) is a chemical substance (or part of a group of chemical substances) for which it has been proposed that the use within the European Union be subject to authoris...
Lacing (drugs)
Lacing is the act of adding one or more substances to another. Some street drugs are commonly laced with other chemicals for various reasons, but it is most commonly done so as to bulk up the original...
1025 demonstration
The 1025 demonstration(Chinese: 1025反黑心顧台灣大遊行; literally: "October 25 Opposing Evil Minds and Looking out for Taiwan March") was a demonstration on October 25, 2008 sponsored by the Democratic...
1025 demonstration - Wikipedia
Water-reactive
A water-reactive substance is one that spontaneously undergoes a chemical reaction with water. Notable examples include alkali metals sodium through caesium.Water-reactive substances are classified a...
Water-reactive - Wikipedia