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KOREAN AUTHORITIES TO INVESTIGATE COFFEE AND ACRYLAMIDE

By Monica / April 16, 2018

South Korea’s health authorities are scrutinising the risk of an allegedly cancer-causing chemical in coffee, following a Los Angeles judge’s decision to require Starbucks and other coffee companies in California to put cancer warnings on their products. As highlighted by C&CI earlier this month, a judge in Los Angeles has ruled that Starbucks and many […]

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NCA CLAIMS TO SET RECORD STRAIGHT ON DIACETYL

By Silvia / April 25, 2016

The National Coffee Association (NCA) in the US has issued a statement in which it claims to ‘set the record straight’ on the subject of diacetyl formed during coffee roasting and its alleged health risks. The NCA said it recently posted a position statement in light of continuing media reports concerning diacetyl in the workplace. […]

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FDA ISSUES ACRYLAMIDE GUIDANCE

By Silvia / March 21, 2016

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the US has issued final guidance to help growers, manufacturers and food service operators take steps to reduce levels of acrylamide. Acrylamide is a chemical that may form in certain foods during high-temperature cooking, such as frying, roasting and baking. The National Toxicology Program (an interagency programme that […]

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