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Toxicity of acrylamide and evaluation of its exposure in baby foods.
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PMID:  20843409     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Contaminants are a vast subject area of food safety and quality and can be present in our food chain from raw materials to finished products. Acrylamide, an α,β-unsaturated (conjugated) reactive molecule, can be detected as a contaminant in several foodstuffs including baby foods and infant formulas. It is anticipated that children will generally have intakes that are two to three times those of adults when expressed on a body-weight basis. Though exposure to acrylamide is inevitable, it is necessary to protect infant and children from high exposure. The present review focuses on the several adverse health effects of acrylamide including mutagenicity, genotoxicity, carcinogenicity, neurotoxicity and reproductive toxicity, and the possible outcomes of childhood exposure from baby foods and infant formulas.
Pınar Erkekoğlu; Terken Baydar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-09-16
Journal Detail:
Title:  Nutrition research reviews     Volume:  23     ISSN:  1475-2700     ISO Abbreviation:  Nutr Res Rev     Publication Date:  2010 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-29     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9113797     Medline TA:  Nutr Res Rev     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  323-33     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Toxicology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey.
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