WASHINGTON -- The Food and Drug Administration here participated in an emergency meeting last week convened by the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland, to discuss reports that acrylamide, a known carcinogen in animals, is present in high levels in some starchy foods cooked at high temperatures. Twenty-seven food-safety experts from around the world were to examine existing evidence and consider possible recommendations. The first study, by Swedish scientists announced April ...

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