Protecting the masses from falsified protein in dairy


It is safe to say that melamine is an unwanted guest at the dinner table.

Melamine is a small, nitrogen-rich molecule that is typically found in industrial manufacturing environments. Commonly used in the production of fertilisers and plastics, melamine is a compound that is certainly not fit for human consumption.

Yet, despite this fact, there have been numerous deaths involving trace melamine in food and dairy products over the past few decades.

The reason for this is rooted in an effort to make more profit from consumables by replacing protein with melamine.

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