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A Treatise On Adulterations Of Food And Culinary Poisons

Auhtor: Fredrick Accum

Language: english

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Excerpts from the Book 'A Treatise On Adulterations Of Food And Culinary Poisons':

... of the Excise, is technically called proof or proof spirit. This liquor (not being spirit sweetened, or having any ingredient dissolved in it, ...
... cause the cheese to assume a brown or black colour, if the minutest portion of lead be present. FOOTNOTES: [103] Repository of Arts, ...
... two of chlorate of potash) into a red-hot crucible, in small quantities at a time. The mass left behind may then be digested in weak nitric acid, ...
... ingredients deleterious to health, is the most criminal, and, in the mind of every honest man, must excite feelings of regret and disgust. Numerous ...
... excruciating sufferings, in consequence of eating food cooked in an unclean copper vessel, on board the Cyclops frigate and, besides these, thirty-three ...
... cherry laurel leaves, dangerous effects from it, 231 Cyder, melancholy catastrophe of persons drinking such as was contaminated ...
... not a sufficient deterioration, the public are often served with a spurious compound of mahogany saw-dust and oak wood, ground into powder mixed with ...
... the possible sacrifice of even a fellow creature's life is a secondary consideration. In reference to the deterioration of almost all the necessaries ...
... It must also be obvious, that the health and comfort of families, and the conveniences of domestic life, are materially affected by the supply ...
... and add to it a small quantity of green sulphate of iron. If the water be entirely free of oxygen, and if the vessel be well stopped and completely ...
... circumstance as also the case related by Van Swieten,[21] of a whole family afflicted with the same complaint, from such a cistern. And it is highly ...
... of white sugar, 8 pounds the whitest brown sugar, 7 pounds, crystalline lemon acid, or tartaric acid, 1 ounce and a quarter, pure water, ...
... gas through the wine, in the manner described, p. 70, having previously acidulated the wine with muriatic acid. The wine test sometimes employed ...
... bread-flour obtained } from the bushel of wheat, weighs } 48 lbs. Fine pollard 4-1/4 Coarse pollard ...
... porter without them.[51] The intoxicating qualities of porter are to be ascribed to the various drugs intermixed with it. It is evident some porter ...
... 30 Orange Powder 3 Penalty 200_l. Dec. 14. John Abbott, at Canterbury, Kent. Copperas, &c. 14 lbs. Orange powder ...
... 113 Ginger 116 Honey 11 Penalty, 300_l., and costs including mixing strong beer with table, and paying table-beer duty for strong ...
... Barclay, Perkins, and Co.-Truman, Hanbury and Co.-Reid and Co.-Whitbread and Co.-Combe, Delafield, and Co.-Henry Meux, and Co.-Calvert and Co.-Goodwin ...
... and nutritious beverage, they were, in fact, in all probability, drinking the produce of the hedges round the metropolis, prepared for the purposes ...
... beans and pease ground, and prepared so as to imitate coffee. He also discovered two pounds and a half of a mixture of coffee and vegetable powder. ...