What Is Acrylamide?

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A chloromide is industrial chemical that has been linked to cancer. We've known for a long time, the EPA regulates a chloromide in our drinking water because of concerns about high doses causing cancers or neurological problems. Only the last 10 years we've learned that a chloromide is also present in our food, at level sometimes 300 times what the EPA would suggest in water, what happens is not an ingredient added to food but it forms in the cooking process, when you take a starchy food, combine it with certain amine acids protein building blocks at a high temperature the chloromide forms is starchy food that turn brown or black during cooking.

So some of the highest levels are found on french fries, potatoes chips to the most consumed food by kids in United States also found in some crackers, and some cookies, even some toasted breakfast cereals.