"A number of maps included throughout this book refer readers to https://purefood.lafayette.edu/. The maps included here are static versions of a larger series of dynamic maps tracing changes in various features of the three main cases in this book between the 1870s and 1910s. Readers should refer to that site for further maps and images from the book."
Includes bibliographical references and index.
The appearance of being earnest -- The culture of adulteration -- Surfaces and interiors -- Household, grocer, and trust -- The geography of adulteration -- Margarine in a dairy world -- Oil without olives and lard without hogs -- Glucose in the empire ofsugar -- The analysis of adulteration -- Analysis as border patrol -- Food and the government chemist -- Epilogue: the persistence of adulteration.
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