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So What About That Acrylamide In Your French Fries?

So What About That Acrylamide In Your French Fries?

Acrylamide falls into a category of chemicals that can make a physician-scientist shudder. Over twenty years ago, laboratory researchers (as I was,then), including some less careful, put on gloves before pouring acrylamide gels to analyze proteins. We all knew it was an eurotoxin. We heard stories, like those of some researchers in California who were apparently poisoned by acrylamide spiked in their coffee.

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