Marks and Spencer and Fox's biscuits are set to lose their golden-brown colour following cancer concerns over chemical used to create hue
Crisps and biscuits are to lose their golden colour by law over cancer concerns.
From April next year, cookie manufacturers must be able to prove they are reducing levels of the chemical acrylamide, which gives baked goods their characteristic golden colour, but does not affect their crunch.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) officially recognised acrylamide as a potential cancer-causing substance in 2005.
Biscuits and crisps, including Fox's and Marks & Spencer products, contain raised levels of acrylamide, which forms when food is cooked at temperatures higher than 120C... read more
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