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Another Food Contaminant Hits the News, This One in Soy Sauces

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Title: Another Food Contaminant Hits the News, This One in Soy Sauces
Authors: Hodgson, Aurora Saulo
Keywords: food additives
organochlorine compounds
Issue Date: Aug 2001
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).
Series/Report no.: Food Safety and Technology
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.
Pages/Duration: 1 pages
Appears in Collections:Food Safety and Technology, 2001 - present

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