1. Why do producers adulterate food and how can it easily be detected?
Since the first trading people have found ways how to achieve higher profit. Ground rice was added to sugar, soil to cocoa, and ground brick to paprika… Today in the period of analytical methods of excellence that can detect “almost anything”, it is not easy for the producers if they want to knowingly mislead the consumers by using cheap raw materials or undeclared substitutes. This year, inspections in the Czech Republic have found more than 1000 cases of this kind.