Acrylamide In Food News
Lawsuit asks that coffee be labeled with a warning about a possible link to cancer
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
Coffee in California may come with a warning
ABC News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton reports on a lawsuit that wants companies to post warnings about acrylamide in coffee.
Popular Breakfast Foods Could Cause Cancer
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
6 Sneaky Cancer Culprits
In the catalog of carcinogens, the sun is anything but subtle. It's big, it's bright, and come June, it's practically begging you to embrace those DNA-mutating rays. If it weren't for a healthy slathering of sunscreen, we'd all be toast—complete with the browned, cancerous crust. Then there are the
Acrylamide in Food
If you go to a coffee shop in California you'll likely spot a sign which is there by law informing customers about the potential cancer risk. Associated with the substance founded called acrylic But consumer study finds there's virtually no awareness of this substance among US consumers. Tell us
Acrylamide Doesn't Raise Lung Cancer Risk
Controversial food byproduct even showed protection for women, study finds.
Health Highlights: Feb. 16, 2009
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Settlement will reduce carcinogens in potato chips
Snack lovers, rejoice: Munching on potato chips just got a little healthier. Four food manufacturers agreed to reduce levels of a cancer-causing chemical in their potato chips and french fries under a settlement announced Friday by the state attorney general's office. California sued H.J. Heinz
Acrylamide Raises Kidney Cancer Risk
Study found high intake of compound in fried foods, snacks, coffee upped chances of disease.
Soaking Potatoes Before Frying Cuts Suspected Carcinogen
Findings show even a simple washing reduces acrylamide levels by up to 23%.