Fifteen percent of Brussels’ friteries surveyed selling potato fries with high levels of known carcinogen

27 February 2017

A snapshot survey of potato fries sold in twenty Brussels friteries has discovered three samples with levels of acrylamide, a known carcinogen, above the EU benchmark.

A joint investigation conducted by Changing Markets and local news brand BRUZZ into the levels of acrylamide found that 15 percent of the Brussels establishments surveyed were selling potato fries with high levels of acrylamide, exceeding the European benchmark of 600 µg/kg.
Read the full Press Release from Changing Markets here.