An awareness survey on the presence and implications of acrylamide in West African foods and the extent of consumption of such foods

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Akinosun, T., Ojinnaka, D. and Aouzelleg, A. (2018). An awareness survey on the presence and implications of acrylamide in West African foods and the extent of consumption of such foods. European Food Chemistry Congress. Netherlands 26 - 27 Jul 2018 Longdom Publishing SL. https://doi.org/10.4172/2157-7110-C5-090
AuthorsAkinosun, T., Ojinnaka, D. and Aouzelleg, A.
TypeConference poster
Abstract

Acrylamide is a neurotoxic, genotoxic and potentially carcinogenic compound, found in a wide range of foods, particularly heat-treated carbohydrate-rich foods. Many such foods and food products of West African origin are very popular within the community and beyond but, there is hardly any data on the awareness of the presence and the potential adverse health effects of acrylamide in foods.

KeywordsAcrylamide; West African foods; Food safety awareness
Year2018
PublisherLongdom Publishing SL
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.4172/2157-7110-C5-090
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Print26 Jul 2018
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Accepted26 Jul 2018
Deposited04 Dec 2020
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