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Frequently Asked Questions about glycidamide in food

BfR FAQs, 17 March 2009

In the summer of 2008 research scientists at the Technical University of Munich besides acrylamide detected glycidamide in potato crisps. Glycidamide is a metabolite of acrylamide. In its risk assessment of acrylamide BfR already took the toxic properties into account. Nevertheless, questions are repeatedly directed at BfR about the harmfulness of glycidamide. Here are the answers to the frequently asked questions.

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23.10.2008
BfR Opinion No. 005/2009
Does glycidamide in food constitute a health risk? 27.7 KB
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17.03.2009
BfR FAQs
Frequently Asked Questions about glycidamide in food 34.5 KB
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