http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/fact ... de-in-food
"Acrylamide is considered to be a mutagen and a probable human carcinogen, based mainly on studies in laboratory animals"
http://www.fda.gov/Food/FoodSafety/Food ... 053549.htm
Examples of food products that contain Acrylamide (in ppb)
M&M’s Milk Chocolate Candy 21
Seattles Best Medium Roast Coffee 91
Orowheat OatNut Bread 20
Wonder Potato Bread 58
General Mills Cherrios 61
Kelloggs Raisin Bran 101
Health Valley oat bran graham crackers 1540
Kroger pitted prunes 87
Sunsweet Prune Juice 239
Burger King Hash Browns 768
Question: What chemical company makes Acrylamide and why is it added to the above foods?
Answer: Nature makes Acrylamide when certain foods are heated above 248 degrees.