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This audiobook explains the scientific tools and techniques that revealed the century's biggest food fraud scams. It looks in detail at the biggest scams in recent times; drawing on the lead author's extensive experience at the forefront of the fight against these fraudsters, it goes on to explore the arms race between scientists and adulterers as better techniques for detection spur more creative and sophisticated means of adulteration. Finally, it looks at the up-and-coming techniques and devices that will help the industry and consumers fight food fraud in the future.
Engagingly written by Richard Evershed and Nicola Temple, this book lifts the lid on the forensics involved and brings the full story of a fascinating and underreported applied science to light.
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By Amazon Customer on 12-24-16
Are you brave enough?
Fascinating read, for the science and foody geeks, as well as those brave enough to find out what really happens to their food!
Narrator does incredibly well with some technical chemical compounds!
By Unclepigg on 12-14-16
Prepare to be shocked
A truly eye opening book, packed with information of various types of food adulteration and how to spot them. If you're not already making sensible food choices, prepare to be shocked with the thought of what you could be putting into your body.