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Health Canada begins acrylamide monitoring


September 1, 2009
By BakeryAndSnacks.com

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Health Canada begins acrylamide monitoring
Health Canada has begun the first phase of its monitoring program for
acrylamide content, following the chemical’s inclusion on the nation’s
toxic substance list last week.


Sept. 1, 2009 – Health Canada has begun the first phase of its monitoring program for
acrylamide content, following the chemical’s inclusion on the nation’s
toxic substance list last week.


Initially, the program will focus on establishing which foods present
the greatest danger of acrylamide exposure. It will examine bread,
pizza, breaded chicken nuggets, coffee, French fries, breakfast
cereals, potato chips, cookies, crackers, baby food, biscuits, snack
foods, cocoa, baking chocolate, cakes, pies, peanut butter, olives and
prune juice, Health Canada said. | READ MORE

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