David Lineback Explains Acrylamide
Dr. David R. Lineback is a Senior Fellow, Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (JIFSAN) at the University of Maryland at College Park. Dr. Lineback is a carbohydrate chemist and food scientist with an extensive academic background, serving as the Director of JIFSAN from 1998-2005.
Dr. Lineback has been active in many scientific communities, and has also been involved with the acrylamide issue since 2002 when it was first discovered in food, serving as a scientific advisor for a large international research collaboration and at several meetings involving these efforts. In addition, Dr. Lineback has written or co-authored several publications on the issues raised by acrylamide formation in food and have made numerous presentations on such issues to different audiences.