SALVIS

New Acrylamide Regulation

New Acrylamide Regulation

The new EU Acrylamide Regulation  2017/2158 from 20 November 2017, intended to guarantee a high level of consumer protection in terms of food safety, entered into force on 11 April 2018.

Research has established that acrylamide is carcinogenic.

Acrylamide is created primarily in baked, fried and deep fat fried food products rich in carbohydrates and whose raw materials contain its precursors – such as potato foodstuffs, for example (French fries, etc.).

The following action must be taken (excerpt):

The food business operator shall specify the recipe and the process design

  1. For each product, the food business operator shall specify the temperature of the frying oil at the exit of the fryer. On a specific production line and for the specific product, this temperature shall be as low as feasibly possible while remaining in line with quality and food safety standards.

The food business operators shall recommend in particular the following actions to end users:

  1. Keep the temperature for deep fat frying between 160 and 175 °C
  2. When preparing smaller quantities of potatoes than indicated on the pack, reduce the cooking time to avoid excessive browning of the product
  3. Do not overfill the frying basket Fill the basket up to the halfway mark to avoid excessive oil uptake by extended frying times

The end users shall ensure the frying quality:

  1. The end user shall comply with the temperature, frying time and basket fill level recommended by the food business operator.
  2. The fried product should have a golden yellow colour.

Fryline Pro Offen

In this context, Salvis offers the following solution:

The Salvis Fryline Deep Fat Fryer has the following features:

  • Electronic temperature sensor, frying at temperatures under 170 °C.
  • Dual fat filter system as standard feature on all models.
  • AQA – Automatic Quantity Adjustment, cooking time setting for one portion and
    automatic cooking time extension for multiple portions.

This site uses cookies.

Cookies make it easier for us to provide you with our services. With the usage of our services you permit us to use cookies. Learn more

I understand

We use cookies on Salvis websites. Cookies are small text files that make it possible to store specific information about the device that is used to access the website (PC, smartphone, etc.) on the user's device. They are used, firstly, to ensure that websites are user-friendly for our users (e.g. to store login data). Secondly, we use them to store statistical data about how the website is used and to analyse how to improve the website.

Although cookies are only relevant in terms of data protection if they are used to store personal data, some internet users are generally sceptical about these small packets of data. Please therefore note that you can prevent cookies being stored on your computer and you can view the content of cookies. Modern browsers have various features for this purpose. See your browser's help for more information. For example, you can simply set up your browser to block all cookies automatically or to warn you before a cookie is saved. However, please note that it may not be possible to use all the features of our website if you disable cookies.

You will find detailed information on data protection in our privacy policy.