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Process Contaminants in Food

Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements governing contaminants formed during food processing.

Process contaminants are a wide range of chemicals that are formulated during food production. These can have a serious impact on health, leading to market regulations. In many cases, the formation of these substances is unavoidable and dependent on the process and the actual ingredients.

Typical process contaminants include acrylamide, 3-MCPDE and relevant esters, ethyl carbamate, furans, nitrosamines and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs). Depending on the chemical, different monitoring levels or maximum limits, as well as advice for minimizing risk, have been published to ensure regulatory compliance.

Risk mitigation against process contaminants

We provide risk based analytical testing solutions that ensure your products comply with the latest regulations governing process contaminants. Our experts support your risk assessment strategy, providing a relevant testing plan and conducting analysis according to the correct regulatory limits or your specifications.

With SGS DIGICOMPLY, we can also keep you up to date with emerging risks and changes to regulatory limits.

Why choose SGS?

We are recognized as the benchmark for quality and integrity in the food supply industry. Wherever you operate in the world, our experts are ready to support you with innovative solutions that help you comply with regulatory requirements for process contaminants.

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