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MUMBAI, news reports, the UK Food Standards Agency on 248 food samples for testing, contains 13 kinds of food carcinogen acrylamide content of an upward trend. Including Heinz, Nestle and many other well-known food companies have been warning of the British Food Standards Agency, the products involved in the french fries, instant coffee and cereals.
WHO experts pointed out that the Acrylamide has been linked to many types of cancer associated In 2002, scientists began to urge the food industry to reduce the content. But the British Food Standards Agency testing, including potato chips, drink coffee, bread, biscuits, did not reduce levels of acrylamide in fried potato chips, breakfast cereals, infant food, including a variety of foods. Which was named Heinz banana children finger biscuits, Nestle Gold instant coffee.
But sources said the British Food Standards Agency that do not form any real risk of these products to the public, but long intake may increase cancer risk, thus requiring food companies to reduce acrylamide levels.
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domestic sales of the Nestle Gold Medal coffee is imported from Japan, Britain’s gold medal coffee is when the real estate, Nestle, the person in charge yesterday, told reporters: “acrylamide” widespread in many processed foods, it is not food additives and ingredients, but when cooking or heating of carbohydrate-rich foods to high temperatures, the formation of byproducts in the form of natural The scientific community and the medical profession is only noticed in the last ten years, Since then, Nestlé’s global R & D department immediately concerned about the potential risk of acrylamide intake, and is committed to the development of new production methods to reduce acrylamide in coffee the content.
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Food Channel. _ Xinhua