Two possible Cancer Carcinogens

Posted by Mike Kremer on Apr 26, 2002 at 19:18

A chemical known to cause cancer in laboratory animals been detected in some fried and baked foods at surprisingly high levels. The chemical, called acrylamide, was found by Swedish researchers in carbohydrate-rich foods that had been fried, grilled or baked at high temperatures.

The World Health Organization recommends that people ingest less than one microgram of acrylamide per litre of drinking water. But the team from Stockholm University and the National Food Administration (NFA) found one microgram of acrylamide in just half a gram of crisps (potato chips) or two grams of french fries.

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and- 'Joss sticks' release Cancer causing chemicals

Burning incense exposes people to dangerous levels of smoke laden with cancer-causing chemicals.

A year old, might be of interest?

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