Annex 1: Phase 1 of Health Canada's Acrylamide Sampling Plan

Bread Untoasted (n=12)
3 types (white, whole-wheat, multigrain) + 1 bagel (Plain)
3 brands (including 1 Generic) for each type

Bread Toasted (n=24)
3 types (white, whole-wheat, multigrain) + 1 bagel (Plain)
3 toast levels (shades) each
2 toasting replicates each

Pizza (Food Service) (n=8)
2 major outlets available nation-wide
Regular crust, pepperoni and cheese
2 outlet locations
2 sampling times (i.e. lots)

Pizza (as per MFU instructions for oven) (n=6)*
2 brands available for sale nationally
1 Generic Brand
Regular crust, pepperoni and cheese
2 baking replicates each

Breaded Chicken Nuggets (n=12)
3 major outlets available nation-wide
2 outlet locations
2 sampling times (i.e. lots)

Breaded Chicken (Nuggets) (n=12)*
2 brands available for sale nationally
1 Generic Brand
2 lots each per brand
2 baking replicates each

Coffee (n=12)
3 major outlets available nation-wide
Medium Blend
2 outlet locations
2 sampling times (i.e. lots)

French Fries (n=27)
3 major outlets available nation-wide
3 outlet locations
3 sampling times (i.e. lots)

French Fries (n=36)*
3 brands available for sale nationally
3 types (shoe-string, regular cut, battered)
2 lots each per type/brand
2 baking replicates each

Ready to Eat Breakfast (RTE) Cereals - BFCs
(n~26 plus 8 samples for within lot variability)

Wheat-based
Oat-based
Corn-based
Rice-based
~ 3 brands available for sale nationally each per cereal type
2 lots each per type/brand
For each type, sample one cereal within each lot (x2) = 8 additional samples.

Potato Chips (n~ 90)
3 types (baked, regular, kettle) available for sale nationally
~ 3 brands available for sale nationally
For each brand, sample between (x3) and within (x3) lots

Cookies (n=54)
For each brand (6 brands), sample between (x3) and within (x3) lots

Crackers (n=54)
For each brand (6 brands), sample between (x3) and within (x3) lots

Graham Crackers (n=27)
2 brands available for sale nationally
1 Generic Brand
For each brand, sample between (x3) and within (x3) lots

Jarred Baby Food (n=36)
Sweet potato (1 brand available for sale nationally + 1 generic)
Strained Prunes (1 brand available for sale nationally + 1 generic)
For each brand, sample between (x3) and within (x3) lots

Arrowroot Biscuits (n=27)
3 brands available for sale nationally
For each brand, sample between (x3) and within (x3) lots

Teething and Baby biscuits (n=36)
4 brands available for sale nationally
For each brand, sample between (x3) and within (x3) lots

Snack Foods, Popcorn (n=8) RTE from bag
2 brands available for sale nationally, unseasoned, popped
For each brand, sample between (x2) and within (x2) lots

Snack Foods, Tortillas/Corn Chips (n=27)
2 brands available for sale nationally
1 Generic Brand
All plain, restaurant style
For each brand, sample between (x3) and within (x3) lots

Snack Foods, Pretzels (n=18)
1 brand available for sale nationally
1 Generic Brand
For each brand, sample between (x3) and within (x3) lots

Snack Foods, Roasted Nuts (n=27)
3 different types
For each, sample between (x3) and within (x3) lots

Snack Foods, Chocolate Candy Bars (n=12)
2 brands of milk chocolate available for sale nationally
1 dark available for sale nationally
For each brand, sample between (x2) and within (x2) lots

Cocoa (n=18)
2 brands available for sale nationally
For each brand, sample between (x3) and within (x3) lots

Baking Chocolate (n=8)
2 brands available for sale nationally
For each brand, sample between (x2) and within (x2) lots

Cakes (must be fully cooked i.e. RTE) (n=12)
3 brands available for sale nationally
For each brand, sample between (x2) and within (x2) lots

Pies (must be fully cooked i.e. RTE) (n=12)
3 brands available for sale nationally
For each brand, sample between (x2) and within (x2) lots

Peanut Butter (n=12)
2 brands available for sale nationally
1 Natural Bulk
For each brand, sample between (x2) and within (x2) lots

Olives (n=27)
3 types
For each, sample between (x3) and within (x3) lots

Prune Juice (n=27)
3 brands available for sale nationally
For each brand, sample between (x3) and within (x3) lots

Confirm Existing databases
Coffee Substitute
Infant Formula
Infant Cereals
Infant formula/cereal mix
Baby Foods
Sunflower Seeds

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