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  • 41 Melamine — This article is about the chemical compound. For the plastic also called melamine , see melamine resin. Melamine …

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  • 42 Cutting agent — A cutting agent is a chemical used to cut (dilute) illicit drugs with something less expensive than the drug itself. Overview The classical model of drug cutting (cf. Preble Casey, 1969) refers to the way that illicit drugs were diluted at each… …

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  • 43 Olive oil — Not to be confused with the cartoon character Olive Oyl. Olive oil A bottle of olive oil Fat composition Saturated fats Palmitic acid: 7.5–20.0% Steari …

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  • 44 Thomas Wakley — (July 11, 1795 ndash; May 16, 1862), was an English surgeon. He became a demagogue and social reformer who campaigned against incompetence, privilege and nepotism. He was the founding editor of The Lancet , and a radical Member of Parliament (MP) …

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  • 45 List of Acts of Parliament of the United Kingdom Parliament, 1860-1879 — This is an incomplete list of Acts of the Parliament of the United Kingdom for the years 1860 1879. For acts passed prior to 1707 see List of Acts of Parliament of the English Parliament and List of Acts of Parliament of the Scottish… …

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  • 46 Drug urban legends — Many urban legends about illegal drugs have been created and circulated among children and the general public. These are commonly repeated by organizations which oppose all illegal drug use, often causing the true effects and dangers of drugs to… …

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  • 47 Diane Fleming — Conviction(s) Murder, Adulteration of a substance Penalty 30 years Status Incarcerated Occupation Inmate Diane Fleming is an American prisoner currently serving a 30 year sentence at the Fluvanna Correc …

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  • 48 Pharmacopoeia — s issued by private individuals.HistorySome of the earliest pharmacopoeia books were written by Arabian and Persian physicians. [Philip K. Hitti (cf. Dr. Kasem Ajram (1992), Miracle of Islamic Science , Appendix B, Knowledge House Publishers.… …

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  • 49 Basmati — ( hi. बासमती, ur. باسمتی) is a variety of long grain rice, famous for its fragrance and delicate flavour. Its name means the fragrant one in Sanskrit, but it can also mean the soft rice. India and Pakistan are the largest cultivators and… …

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  • 50 Thomas Ridgway — was an English trader who specialised in the import and sale of tea during the early 19th century.His first shop was in the Bull Ring area of Birmingham; this went bankrupt, and he moved to London. The new business, The Tea Establishment (Ridgway …

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  • 51 List of Acts of Parliament of the Great Britain Parliament, 1720-1739 — This is an incomplete list of Acts of the Parliament of Great Britain for the years 1720 1739. For acts passed prior to 1707 see List of Acts of Parliament of the English Parliament and List of Acts of Parliament of the Scottish Parliament.For… …

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  • 52 Arthur Hill Hassall — (13 December 1817, Teddington 9 April 1894, San Remo) was a British physician, chemist and microscopist who is primarily known for his work in public health and food safety.He entered medicine through apprenticeship in 1834 to his uncle Sir James …

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  • 53 Bradford sweets poisoning — The Bradford sweets poisoning was the accidental arsenic poisoning of more than 200 people in Bradford, England in 1858; an estimated 20 people died when sweets accidentally made with arsenic were sold from a market stall. The event contributed… …

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  • 54 2007 pet food recalls — The 2007 pet food recalls comprise the contamination and wide recall of many brands of cat and dog foods beginning in March 2007, and the ensuing developments involving the human food supply. The recalls in North America, Europe, and South Africa …

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  • 55 contamination — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. impurity, pollution, adulteration, corruption, defilement, foulness, rottenness, spoliation, disease, decay, pestilence, contagion, taint, infection, poisoning; see also pollution . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n.… …

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  • 56 pollution — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. contamination, corruption, defilement, adulteration, blight, soiling, fouling, foulness, taint, tainting, polluting, decomposition, desecration, profanation, abuse, deterioration, rottenness, spoliation, impairment, misuse …

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  • 57 adulterate — (v.) 1530s, back formation from adulteration, or else from L. adulteratus, pp. of adulterare to falsify, corrupt, also to commit adultery (see ADULTERATION (Cf. adulteration)). Earlier verb was adulter (late 14c.). Related: Adulterated;… …

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  • 58 U.S. Food and Drug Administration — Infobox Government agency agency name = Food and Drug Administration parent agency = logo width = 200px logo caption = FDA Logo formed = 1906 [cite web|url=http://www.fda.gov/centennial/|title=FDA Centennial 1906 2006|accessdate=2008 09… …

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  • 59 Vinegar — is a liquid substance consisting mainly of acetic acid and water, the acetic acid being produced through the fermentation of ethanol by acetic acid bacteria.[1]. Commercial vinegar is produced either by fast or slow fermentation processes. Slow… …

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  • 60 Diogenes of Sinope — (Διογένης ὁ Σινωπεύς) Diogenes by John William Waterhouse, depicting his lamp, tub, and diet of onions Full name Diogenes of Sinope (Διογένης ὁ Σινωπεύς) Born …

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