FDA ISSUES STATEMENT ON ACRYLAMIDE IN FOODS

July 1, 2002

Current information is "not sufficient" for FDA to determine the public health impact of acrylamide in foods, FDA Deputy Commissioner Lester M. Crawford, D.V.M., said in a statement.

FDA ISSUES STATEMENT ON ACRYLAMIDE IN FOODS -- Current information is "not sufficient" for FDA to determine the public health impact of acrylamide in foods, FDA Deputy Commissioner Lester M. Crawford, D.V.M., said in a statement. "FDA is unaware of any present data regarding acrylamide that would cause FDA to alter its current dietary recommendations for consumers." http://www.fda.gov/bbs/topics/NEWS/2002/NEW00817.html