ACRYLAMIDE UPDATE

The discovery of acrylamide in many common foods in 2002 prompted a flurry of research intended to determine just how much consumers were ingesting. The list of foods containing the substance included some all-time American favorites like fries, snack chips and crackers. How much of a threat were consumers facing? Coming up in 2008, [the Food and Drug Administration] is expected to complete new, long-term

The discovery of acrylamide in many common foods in 2002 prompted a flurry of research intended to determine just how much consumers were ingesting. The list of foods containing the substance included some all-time American favorites like fries, snack chips and crackers. How much of a threat were consumers facing?

“Coming up in 2008, [the Food and Drug Administration] is expected to complete new, long-term rat and mouse carcinogenic assays and provide more reliable data on the potenti

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