French Fries

EFSA's final scientific opinion on acrylamide in food said the highest dietary contributor for adults was fried potato products like French fries

EFSA stands by acrylamide cancer concerns

By Kacey Culliney

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published its final opinion on acrylamide in food, reconfirming previous evaluations that it increases the risk of developing cancer for consumers in all age groups.

Acrylamide is formed in starchy foods during heating

Acrylamide: A scandal in the making

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

Acrylamide is a recognised carcinogen that we’ve known is in our food at dangerous levels for a decade. Today, the food industry has tools to mitigate it, but uptake is slow.Industry, beware.  This is how scandals are made.

Acrylamide levels drop with exceptions, says EFSA survey

Acrylamide levels drop with exceptions, says EFSA survey

By Guy Montague-Jones

A European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) survey of acrylamide in food products indicates that voluntary efforts to reduce levels of the carcinogen are working but only in a limited number of food groups.

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