Is my food counterfeited? Collection of easy tests to identify counterfeit food

Book/Drawing

Description

English

This is an illustrated book containing practical information about how to identify counterfeit food. The cover shows an experiment that was presumably designed to test for fake food. The book talks about the prevalence of counterfeit food at the time of publishing – in 1916. It claims everyone will be able to detect fakes by following its simple instructions.

Dutch

Boekje (32 paginas tekst) met praktische proeven die goed zijn uitgelegd en met mooie illustraties. Het gaat over de manieren om vervalst voedsel op te sporen.

French

Livre (32 pages de texte) contenant des tests pratiques bien expliqués ainsi que de jolies illustrations. Il s’agissait d’astuces pour repérer les aliments trafiqués.

Full title
Is my food counterfeited : collection of easy tests to identify counterfeit food for coffee, cicorium, tea, flour, bread, sugar, milk, vinegar, cocoa, etc.
Published
1916
Format
Book / Drawing
Creator
C. de Ridder
Held by
Koninklijke Bibliotheek van België (Bibliotheque Royale de Belgique)
Copyright: © 
Koninklijke Bibliotheek van België (Bibliotheque Royale de Belgique)

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