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MEPs stand firm on acrylamide regulations

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MEPs stand firm on acrylamide regulations

The European Parliament voted down an objection to the European Commission's plans to introduce regulations governing acrylamide in food today (28 September). 

The European Parliament Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety backed the regulation's introduction by 44 votes to ten, with seven abstentions. 

This clears the way for the EC to progress legislation to curb levels of acrylamide in food products, including the introduction of binding mitigation action as well as benchmark levels. 

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