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Title: Another Food Contaminant Hits the News, This One in Soy Sauces 
Author: Hodgson, Aurora Saulo
Date: 2001-08
Publisher: University of Hawaii
Citation: Hodgson AS. 2001. Another food contaminant hits the news, this one in soy sauces. Honolulu (HI): University of Hawaii. 1 p. (Food Safety and Technology; FST-1).
Abstract: 3-MCPD (3-monochloropropane-1,2-diol) is the most common of the group of food contaminants called chloropropanols. 3-MCPD can cause cancer in laboratory animals fed large amounts over their lifetime. Although people usually consume chloropropanols only at low levels, there is still concern that these chemicals may be a health risk.
Series/Report No.: Food Safety and Technology
Pages/Duration: 1 pages
Keywords: food additives, organochlorine compounds, carcinogenicity

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