Judge Orders Coffee Sellers in California to Put Cancer Warning on Products

Full article: https://www.voanews.com/a/california-coffee-judge-orders-cancer-warning/4323577.html
A nonprofit group called the Council for Education and Research on Toxics is suing such popular coffee roasters and retailers as Starbucks, Dunkin’ Donuts and McDonald’s. They say the companies fail to warn consumers that roasting coffee naturally produces a carcinogen called acrylamide.
Most medical studies show no increased risk of cancer from eating such foods.

Some recent studies have shown possible benefits from drinking coffee, including protection against liver disease, some diabetes and Parkinson’s disease

Comments

  • edited March 31
    Whether the courts act urn not, I feel this issue isn't bean taken seriously.
  • Well, drips like these are always brewing up cracked pot stuff like this.
  • edited April 2
    On juan hand coffee is supposed to be good for you, on the other, it's not.





    Edit - apologies for the ethnic humor.
    Hope nobody roasts me. It might make me bitter.
  • edited April 3
    After percolating on this story, I’d say the coffee makers have grounds for dismissal of the judge’s order.
  • They won't have to appear before a grande jury?
  • If they do, they’d better not be latte. They should take the espresso lane.
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