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Alert on cancer chemical found in thousands of processed foods

Posted By admin On April 22, 2011 @ 2:28 am In Featured Stories,Sci Tech | Comments Disabled

SOPHIE BORLAND
UK Daily Mail [1]
April 22, 2011

A chemical which causes cancer has been found in a huge range of foods including bread, crisps and baby food.

Scientists have identified high levels in thousands of cooked and processed products.

The substance, acrylamide, has been linked to several types of  cancer including bowel, bladder and kidney, and is known to cause infertility and loss of muscle control.

Scientists have known since 2002 that the chemical exists in certain products and have urged the food industry to reduce levels.

But a major study by the European Union has confirmed that there are still large amounts in a range of items including chips, instant coffee, bread, biscuits, crisps, breakfast cereals and baby food.

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