EL CONTROL CIENTIFICO DEL FRAUDE ALIMENTARIO: DEL INSTITUTO DE HIGIENE AL LABORATORIO MUNICIPAL. CHILE,1892-1902

Translated title of the contribution: THE SCIENTIFIC CONTROL OF FOOD FRAUD: FROM THE INSTITUTE OF HYGIENE TO THE MUNICIPAL LABORATORY. CHILE, 1892-1902

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Abstract

By the end of the nineteenth century the rise of food fraud overlapped with agro-industrial development and with a greater sanitary control of urban spaces troughnew hygiene policies. This article presents the conformation of food fraud and the scientificstructure organized for its management. It explores through governmental, legaland judicial sources, the first decade of the Institute of Hygiene and the arrival of amunicipal mechanism of inspection based on the laboratory, inspectors, and chemists,which complemented the initial work of the Institute, especially in the provinces. Thismechanism positioned the laboratory both, as a prior space of food inspection, and asa relevant instance of certification of food fraud in court

Translated title of the contributionTHE SCIENTIFIC CONTROL OF FOOD FRAUD: FROM THE INSTITUTE OF HYGIENE TO THE MUNICIPAL LABORATORY. CHILE, 1892-1902
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)241-264
Number of pages24
JournalAtenea
Volume27
Issue number524
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2021

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities(all)
  • Social Sciences(all)

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