Survey of furan in foods and coffees from five European Union countries.

@article{Crews2009SurveyOF,
  title={Survey of furan in foods and coffees from five European Union countries.},
  author={Colin Crews and Dominic P T Roberts and Sigrid Lauryssen and Gerard F. H. Kramer},
  journal={Food additives & contaminants. Part B, Surveillance},
  year={2009},
  volume={2 2},
  pages={95-8}
}
Canned and jarred baby foods (74), canned and jarred adult foods (63) and 70 coffees sold in Belgium, Italy, Portugal, Spain and The Netherlands were analysed for their furan content using a validated automated headspace GC-MS procedure. Seven balsamic vinegars from Italy and Spain were also analysed. All 74 baby food samples contained detectable furan, with an average level of 37 ng/g. A total of 54 of 63 canned and jarred foods contained detectable furan with an average level of 24 ng/g… CONTINUE READING