adulterated :

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uh duhl tuh ray tid

  • v  corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones
  • s  mixed with impurities

  • Equally troubling, some Ayurvedic supplements, medications based on Indian and South Asian practices, may be adulterated and thus could be contaminated with dangerous heavy metals .
  • Police suspect that the two men bought the adulterated wine from Antonio Fusco, a vintner from the southern region of Taranto.
  • Nothing, that is, until they proved to be undercover agents for city officials, who charged that the chicken they had bought was adulterated, misbranded, unfit for consumption and .

  • Paul Henderson in San Francisco Chronicle
    We are angered that a source outside of the company has apparently adulterated the product causing this regrettable loss,Paul Henderson, the company's president and CEO, said Friday.
  • Collin Peterson in Environment News Service
    These imported Chinese products may have been intentionally adulterated with melamine,said House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson, a Minnesota Democrat. "This raises serious concerns about the ability of our import inspection...
  • Tommy Thompson in KRON 4
    The food supply is safe, but that doesn't mean somebody, somewhere, sometime could not put some kind of adulterated additives to the food that could cause problems,Thompson said. "I don't want to take anything away from what we have been...

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