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EU acrylamide levels: check your products’ compliance
1) Proposed maximum limit under consideration by the EU. If your products have levels above this limit, there’s a high risk you’ll have to stop marketing them.
2) Proposed benchmark level under consideration by the EU. If your products have levels above this benchmark, you’ll need to take steps to reduce them, or risk not being able to market your products.
4) Target values from LIDL position paper on Conscious Nutrition September 2018.
About acrylamide formation
As explained in Food and Drink Europe’s Acrylamide Toolbox, four main factors influence the amount of acrylamide that forms in your products:
- Reducing Sugars
Ingredients, Product Form)
- Raising/Leavening Agents
- Other Minor Ingredients
(e.g. glycine and divalent cations)
- Dilution/Piece Size
- Thermal Input & Moisture
- Enzyme asparaginase
- Finished Product Colour
- Consumer or End User Guidance