Journal of Environmental Hazards

ISSN: 2684-4923

Open Access

María Ortega

Department of Biotechnology and Food Science, University of Burgos, 09001 Burgos, Spain

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    Unveiling the Hidden Dangers: The Menace of Adulterants
    Author(s): María Ortega*

    Adulteration is a pervasive issue that poses significant threats to public health, safety and consumer trust. Adulterants are intentionally added substances that compromise the quality, safety and nutritional value of various products, including food, cosmetics and drugs. This abstract provides an overview of the concept of adulterants, their classification and the impact they have on society. It highlights the dangers associated with food adulteration, cosmetic adulteration and drug adulteration, emphasizing the health risks they pose to consumers. Furthermore, it discusses the broader societal implications of adulteration, including economic losses and the erosion of consumer trust. Finally, it emphasizes the need for collaborative efforts among governments, regulatory bodies, industry players and consumers to combat adulteration effectively. By implementing .. Read More»
    DOI: 10.37421/2684-4923.2023.7.186

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