publication . Other literature type . Report . 2007

Infant Formula And Follow-Up Formula May Contain Harmful 3-Mcpd Fatty Acid Esters

German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment;
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  • Published: 18 Dec 2007
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Abstract
Free 3-monochloropropane-1,2-diol (3-MCPD) has been identified as a contaminant for a long time in various foods like liquid seasoning or bakery goods heated to high temperatures. This substance is formed when fat-containing and salt-containing foods are processed at high temperatures during production. In animal experiments 3-MCPD has led to an increase in the cell count (hyperplasia) in renal tubules and, at higher levels, it triggered benign tumours. No genotoxic effect was observed. BfR has evaluated the data submitted by the food control authorities. It has come to the conclusion that - based on the scientific knowledge currently available - babies in parti...
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free text keywords: Germany, Opinion, 3-MCPD fatty acid esters, infant formulae, http://id.agrisemantics.org/gacs/C6822
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publication . Other literature type . Report . 2007

Infant Formula And Follow-Up Formula May Contain Harmful 3-Mcpd Fatty Acid Esters

German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment;