Health risks possible due to high levels of 3-MCPD and glycidyl fatty acid esters in certain foods


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3-monochloropropanediol (3-MCPD), 2-monochloropropanediol (2-MCPD) and their fatty acid reesters and glycidyl fatty acid esters are heat-related contaminants in food. The substances have been detected in numerous heated foods, for example in certain (high-fat) baked goods, baby food and edible fats and oils.

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