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Warning over 'burnt toast chemical' acrylamide's cancer risk - NHS Choices

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has launched a campaign about the possible health risk of acrylamide, a chemical formed when starchy foods are subjected to a high temperature. The campaign is called Go for Gold – a reference to the advice that when ...and more »

Is Burnt Toast Bad for You? The Science of Cancer and Acrylamide - Live Science

A new warning about the health risks of eating browned potatoes and burnt toast draws a link between a chemical called acrylamide and an increased risk of cancer. The warning comes from the United Kingdom's Food Standards Agency, which launched a ...and more »

Browned toast and potatoes are 'potential cancer risk', say food scientists - BBC News

Bread, chips and potatoes should be cooked to a golden yellow colour, rather than brown, to reduce our intake of a chemical which could cause cancer, government food scientists are warning. Acrylamide is produced when starchy foods are roasted, fried ...and more »

Can burnt toast and roasted potatoes cause cancer? - CNN

(CNN) The Food Standards Agency in the UK launched a campaign Monday to warn about cancer risks linked to eating burnt toast, over-roasted potatoes and other starchy foods cooked at high temperatures. The campaign is based on longstanding evidence from ...and more »

From baby food to burnt toast - just how dangerous is new list of things that's claimed to give you cancer? -

The Food Standards Agency has made headlines by suggesting we should eat less acrylamide - but how dangerous is it? Share; Comments. By. Steve Robson. 23:56, 23 JAN 2017; Updated 08:13, 24 JAN 2017. News. Video Loading. Video Unavailable. Click to ...and more »

Eating burnt toast 'may increase cancer risk' - Sky News

Starchy foods should only be cooked until golden yellow to cut the risk of ingesting dangerous acrylamide, experts say. 09:27, UK, Monday 23 January 2017. Burnt toast. Image: Don't burn bread when making toast, say health officials. Eating certain ...and more »

Browned Toast, Potatoes May Raise Cancer Risk - Medscape

Toast and potatoes should be cooked to a golden color, not browned, to reduce our intake of a chemical that may increase the chance of having cancer, say U.K. government scientists. Acrylamide is not deliberately added to food. It is a natural ...and more »

Browned toast and crispy roast potatoes 'a potential cancer risk' -

The Government has been accused of “massively overreacting” by telling people not to eat crispy roast potatoes or browned toast despite there being no scientific proof of a link to cancer. Experts said the Food Standards Agency's (FSA) new campaign ...and more »

Over-cooked potatoes and burnt toast could cause cancer, new research suggests - The Independent

Roasting and frying starchy foods could increase the risk of cancer, a Government body has said. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has issued a public warning over the risks of acrylamide - a chemical compound that forms in some foods when they are ...and more »

Dark brown toast and fluffy roast potatoes 'pose cancer risk', health experts warn - ITV News

Overcooking foods such as chips, potatoes, toast and classic Sunday roast vegetables could increase the risk of cancer, according to a study. Roasting potatoes until they are dark brown or cooking some vegetables so they are crispy might heighten the ...and more »