(a) The harmful effects are not due to putrefactive processes.
No danger arises from the living creatures in water; but putrefactive matters may produce serious diseases.
It is very strong in taste and smell, due to putrefactive germs that are added to the milk in its manufacture.
Molds also help to make cheese, but neither these nor putrefactive organisms are desirable for foods other than those mentioned.
My experience convinces me that in this country meat poisoning frequently results from putrefactive changes.
This led to the inevitable deduction that all putrefactive processes are due to bacteria.
Thus, slow drying will result in an increased rate of cure, for it gives an opportunity for putrefactive organisms to play a part.
A body poisoned by phosphorus does not exhibit a tendency to putrefactive decomposition within the usual period.
The amyloid material is remarkable for its power to resist the action of chemical agents and putrefactive decomposition.
The different stages of fermentation are noted scientifically as alcoholic, acetous, and putrefactive.