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Research shows consumers ‘unaware of acrylamide’


September 4, 2009
By FoodNavigator-USA.com


Sept. 4, 2009 – The majority of U.S. consumers are unaware of acrylamide even as major
North American governments are taking action to deal with the suspected
carcinogen, according to new consumer research.


Sept. 4, 2009 – The majority of U.S. consumers are unaware of acrylamide even as major
North American governments are taking action to deal with the suspected
carcinogen, according to new consumer research.


Acrylamide is a chemical produced during high temperature cooking but has come under
scrutiny since Swedish scientists reported unexpectedly high levels of acrylamide in carbohydrate-rich foods and published evidence linking the chemical to cancer in laboratory rats in 2002. | READ MORE

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