Skip to comments.EU food agency says acrylamide is a health concern
Posted on 07/02/2014 9:40:55 AM PDT by Olog-hai
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) says acrylamide in food potentially increases the risk of developing cancer for consumers in all age groups. The authority has launched a public consultation on its draft scientific opinion about the substance.
Acrylamide is a chemical compound that typically forms in starchy food products such as potato crisps, chips, bread, biscuits and coffee, during high-temperature processing (above 150°), including frying, baking and roasting. [ ]
Acrylamide has previously been linked to cancer. In 2002, Swedish researchers found the compound by coincidence and had a strong suspicion that acrylamide was a carcinogenic agent.
But EFSA acknowledges that acrylamide could potentially also have a harmful impact on the nervous system, pre- and post-natal development and male reproduction.
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We need to ban all cooked foods. Immediately.
(That includes wagyu beef steaks, you a-hole in the Oval Office!)
What the heck? Every thing that I cook is usually at 350 degrees or above. Damn boiling is 212 degrees!
EU uses Celsius.
Yeah but that's only 302 deg F.
Send the report to Kalifornia. They’l freak out and have to label all baked goods with their stupid everything causes cancer label.
Go back to eating nuts, berries, and tree bark you Euro-idiots. Breads, frying, baking, roasting are the methods used since the earliest times.
My studies show that breathing the air in Europe has led to major deficiencies in the brain development of Europeans.
That’s the EU bureaucracy for you; the arbitrary 150°F/302°F is the bottom benchmark for “high-temperature processing”.
So, what nasty chemical do the EU and liberal Globalists want to sell to replace this chemical they now deem “cancerous”?
I woke this AM....and that probably increased my cancer chances, too
Studies have also shown that everyone will die at some point. Are some things just not worth worrying about?
Eat (or smoke) whatever you want, just don’t ask me to pay for your cancer treatements.
You will have to pry the bag of potao chips from my cold dead hands........
I’m afraid that sooner or later we’ re all going to die. Several members of my family ave already died so I may be carrying the gene for death.