James Giese

FDA seeks information on furan
The Food and Drug Administration is requesting the submission of data and information on furan, a heat treatment–related by-product that has been detected in certain thermally treated foods. FDA is seeking data on furan’s occurrence in food, sources of exposure other than food, mechanisms of formation in food, and toxicology, including mechanisms of toxicity. FDA will evaluate the available data and will develop an action plan. For more information, see the Federal …

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