3-MCPD

AcronymDefinition
3-MCPD3-Monochloropropane-1,2-Diol
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Our new Tonsil products targeting 3-MCPD reduction are just one example of how we anticipate needs and prepare customers for the future.
333/2007 de la Comision, de 28 de marzo de 2007, por el que se establecen los metodos de muestreo y analisis para el control oficial de los niveles de plomo, cadmio, mercurio, estano inorganico, 3-MCPD y benzo(a)pireno en los productos alimenticios.
EFSA's 20 September 2013 (4) report includes data on 3-MCPD levels in food, based on analytical results collected in European Member States from 2009 to 2011.
You have to eat soy sauce with high levels of 3-MCPD regularly over many years for there to be a health risk.
The latest results are an improvement on tests conducted in 2001 when nearly a quarter of soy sauce samples contained 3-MCPD.
Director Dr Tim Lobstein said: "Soy sauce is responsible for about 20 billion micrograms of 3-MCPD in our diets while bread, crackers and burgers alone are responsible for nearly 50 billion.
High doses of 3-MCPD, which is formed in the manufacture of a savoury food ingredient, have been shown to cause cancer in rats.
Exposure to 3-MCPD over safe level; insufficient data on 2-MCPD
3-MCPD was first discovered in hydrolyzed vegetable protein (HVP), a seasoning ingredient, in soy sauce and similar foods.
The survey, conducted for the Food Standards Agency, found chemical 3-MCPD, common in many foods, at levels well above the EC legal limit.
The Joint Food Safety and Standards Group has contacted trade associations and relevant suppliers in the UK to alert them to reports from Germany, The Netherlands and Sweden about unacceptably high levels of the substance 3-MCPD (3-monochloropropanediol) in some soy sauces.