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.
- 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.
- Antwerp, ’t Kersouwken
- Book / Drawing
- C. de Ridder
- Held by:
- Koninklijke Bibliotheek van België (Bibliotheque Royale de Belgique)
- © Koninklijke Bibliotheek van België (Bibliotheque Royale de Belgique)
- Article by:
- David Stevenson
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