A California judge this week ruled in favor of the Council for Education and Research on Toxics, which charged that coffee sellers like Starbucks did not disclose that acrylamide, a possible carcinogen, can be found in coffee. According to court documents, Superior Court Judge Elihu Berle said that
A Los Angeles judge has issued a final ruling requiring coffee to carry cancer warning labels in California
ABC News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton explains what you should know about acrylamide, the carcinogen that develops when beans are roasted at high temperatures.
A California judge ruled that coffee companies are required by law to carry a cancer warning label due to a chemical compound that develops when the beans are roasted at high temperatures. According to court documents, Superior Court Judge Elihu Berle said that coffee companies failed to show that
A judge ruled that the warnings were necessary because of a chemical produced during roasting.
Using e-cigarettes has been promoted as a way to help adult smokers cut back or quit smoking, or at least to minimize the health damage that smoking causes. Teens, even middle schoolers, have taken up e-cigarettes as well. But as researchers continue to study their safety, a new report in
A lawsuit that wants coffee shops to post a warning about the potential link between coffee and cancer has put a spotlight on a chemical compound called acrylamide . Acrylamide is a chemical that forms when coffee beans are roasted at high temperatures. The Council for Education and Research on
ABC News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton reports on a lawsuit that wants companies to post warnings about acrylamide in coffee.
Before you take a bite of your morning toast or bacon, you want to pay attention to our next story. There's new medical warning this morning from the fda about how we prepare some of our favorite foods with a possible link to cancer. Abc's chief health and medical editor, dr. Richard besser. A