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|Title:||Overview of Acrylamide Monitoring Database|
|Authors:||LINEBACK David; WENZL THOMAS; OSTERMANN OLE PETER; DE LA CALLE GUNTINAS MARIA BEATRIZ; ANKLAM ELKE; TAEYMANS Dominique|
|Citation:||JOURNAL OF AOAC INTERNATIONAL vol. 88 p. 246-249|
|Type:||Articles in periodicals and books|
|Abstract:||Since high acrylamide levels in carbohydrate-rich food were reported in 2002, many research activities were started in order to gain knowledge on occurrence, formation and prevention of this compound in food products. Among them, monitoring programs were conducted in many countries worldwide by official bodies as well as by the food industry. National and international bodies set up monitoring databases. In 2003, both the European Commission and the World Health Organization posted calls for data and placed their spreadsheets for the submission of data on the Web. The goal of the databases is to collect data for a reliable estimation of the exposure of consumers to acrylamide via the food chain. This paper describes the assessment of the data quality and outlines the composition of the data ain the 2 databases, to date.|
|JRC Institute:||Health, Consumers and Reference Materials|
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