For Consumers

Concerned About Acrylamide in Your Food?

Acrylamide is a chemical that can form in some foods during high-temperature cooking processes, such as frying, roasting, and baking. Learn what it is, how it forms in your food, what FDA is doing about it, and much more from the Acrylamide Questions & Answers.

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Guidance for Industry:

Federal Register Notice:


Acrylamide Survey Data
Exposure Assessments

Acrylamide Archive


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