Contaminants Produced During Processing. Acrylamide What is Acrylamide ? Acrylamide is a synthetic vinyl compound produced by the chemical industry mainly as a building block for various polymers, particularly polyacrylamide .
***Asparagine is a non-essential amino acid.
The key factors that affect the quantity of acrylamideproduced appear to be;
Reducing acrylamide by changing processing times and temperatures results in a compromise between product quality and safety.
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Reference: Lawley R., Curtis L. and Davis J. The food safety hazard guidebook. RSC Publishing.