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Bread or potato cooked too brown is likely to cause cancer - India Today;

Bread or potato cooked too brown is likely to cause cancer - India Today

India TodayBread or potato cooked too brown is likely to cause cancerIndia TodayA crisp, well-toasted bread or well-browned roast potatoes may be the first ideal bite for breakfast, but have you ever wondered about the health risks involved? According to Food Standards Agency (FSA), roast potatoes and toast that is more than ...and more »

McDonald's reduces cancer risk chemical in their fries: Fast food chain has controls on storage and cooking of potatoes - Daily Mail;

McDonald's reduces cancer risk chemical in their fries: Fast food chain has controls on storage and cooking of potatoes - Daily Mail

Daily MailMcDonald's reduces cancer risk chemical in their fries: Fast food chain has controls on storage and cooking of potatoesDaily MailFast food companies including McDonald's are taking steps to reduce levels of a cancer-risk chemical in their fries. All the major chains, including KFC and Burger King, have been told by the Food Standards Agency of the dangers of acrylamide. The ...and more »

Potato Now A Cancer Risk? Health Officials Warn Against Roasting Potatoes, Other Starchy Foods At High Temperatures - Counsel & Heal;

Potato Now A Cancer Risk? Health Officials Warn Against Roasting Potatoes, Other Starchy Foods At High Temperatures - Counsel & Heal

Counsel & HealPotato Now A Cancer Risk? Health Officials Warn Against Roasting Potatoes, Other Starchy Foods At High TemperaturesCounsel & HealMartian super potatoes are soon to be grown as the Unique potato variety was able to survive conditions similar to the environment in Mars. (Photo : Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images). The U.K. Food Standards Agency (FDA) has warned against cooking ...and more »

Acrylamide harmful in pregnancy - The Hippocratic Post (blog);

Acrylamide harmful in pregnancy - The Hippocratic Post (blog)

The Hippocratic Post (blog)Acrylamide harmful in pregnancyThe Hippocratic Post (blog)'I welcome the current focus on acrylamide, a toxic chemical that is used by industry to create dyes and plastics but also occurs naturally in overcooked starchy food. This week, the Food Standards Agency published a report detailing how many common ...and more »

Do burnt toast and potatoes pose a real cancer risk? - CBS News;

Do burnt toast and potatoes pose a real cancer risk? - CBS News

CBS NewsDo burnt toast and potatoes pose a real cancer risk?CBS NewsThis week, Britain's Food Standards Agency (FSA) launched a public health campaign warning people about the potential risks of eating burnt toast, overly crisped potatoes and other starchy foods cooked at high temperatures. The agency is urging people ...and more »

It's too soon to say browned toast and crispy roast potatoes cause cancer - Cancer Research UK (blog);

It's too soon to say browned toast and crispy roast potatoes cause cancer - Cancer Research UK (blog)

Cancer Research UK (blog)It's too soon to say browned toast and crispy roast potatoes cause cancerCancer Research UK (blog)You may have been buttering a warm slice of it this morning when headlines appeared saying overly browned toast is 'a potential cancer risk'. Add to this a similar warning in those same headlines for that quintessential Sunday side dish – the crispy ...and more »

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

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

Live ScienceIs Burnt Toast Bad for You? The Science of Cancer and AcrylamideLive ScienceA 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 »

Carvery restaurant confirms crispy roast potatoes 'cooked safely', following health warning - Get Surrey;

Carvery restaurant confirms crispy roast potatoes 'cooked safely', following health warning - Get Surrey

Get SurreyCarvery restaurant confirms crispy roast potatoes 'cooked safely', following health warningGet SurreyBut, it seems that families are being urged to only lightly fry, roast, bake or toast starchy food such as spuds and bread, following fears that overcooking can cause cancer. Read More. 32 great Sunday roasts in Surrey. The Food Standards Agency (FSA ...and more »

Burnt toast may be a cancer risk - AOL News;

Burnt toast may be a cancer risk - AOL News

AOL NewsBurnt toast may be a cancer riskAOL NewsHealth experts have a warning to those who like burnt toast: your goose is cooked! Turns out your breakfast may come with a side of acrylamide, a chemical commonly produced when starchy foods are heated to a high temperature. Acrylamide has been ...and more »

Want fries with that? You might want to reconsider - BABW News;

Want fries with that? You might want to reconsider - BABW News

BABW NewsWant fries with that? You might want to reconsiderBABW NewsNew campaign wants to raise awareness of the possible link to cancer from over-browned breads and potatoes. According to a new report from the Food Standards Agency (FSA) in the United Kingdom, those over-cooked French fries and other dark roasted ...and more »

Report: 'Burnt Toast Chemical' And 'Potatoes' A 'Potential Cancer Risk', Reported By Scientist - Latin Post;

Report: 'Burnt Toast Chemical' And 'Potatoes' A 'Potential Cancer Risk', Reported By Scientist - Latin Post

Latin PostReport: 'Burnt Toast Chemical' And 'Potatoes' A 'Potential Cancer Risk', Reported By ScientistLatin Post16th June 1954: A toasting fork and a piece of toast.(Photo : Photo by Chaloner Woods/Getty Images)). Share This Tweet This. Browned toast and potatoes are the potential cancer risk. The Food Standards Agency recommends Acrylamide that is produced ...and more »

UK agency warns that French fries, toast might cause cancer, is accused of 'massively overreacting' - OregonLive.com;

UK agency warns that French fries, toast might cause cancer, is accused of 'massively overreacting' - OregonLive.com

OregonLive.comUK agency warns that French fries, toast might cause cancer, is accused of 'massively overreacting'OregonLive.comThe British government warns against French fries, but some public-health experts say that's an overreaction. (The Oregonian). Print Email · Douglas Perry | The Oregonian/OregonLive By Douglas Perry | The Oregonian/OregonLive The Oregonian Email the ...and more »

UK agency seeks to cut consumer acrylamide intake - Baking Business (registration);

UK agency seeks to cut consumer acrylamide intake - Baking Business (registration)

Baking Business (registration)UK agency seeks to cut consumer acrylamide intakeBaking Business (registration)The F.S.A. encourages consumers to aim for a golden color when frying, baking, toasting or roasting starchy products. LONDON — The Food Standards Agency of the United Kingdom has launched a campaign to inform the public about acrylamide with the ...and more »

How SHOULD we cook our chips and toast to help avoid cancer? Here's our handy guide to understanding daft new ... - The Sun;

How SHOULD we cook our chips and toast to help avoid cancer? Here's our handy guide to understanding daft new ... - The Sun

The SunHow SHOULD we cook our chips and toast to help avoid cancer? Here's our handy guide to understanding daft new ...The SunReluctantly we accept – though may ignore on a Friday night – that booze is bad for us. Confused about chips? In turmoil over toast? Our guide reveals how to cook your. 3. Confused about chips? In turmoil over toast? Our guide reveals how to cook your ...and more »

Burnt Toast And Potatoes Could Lead To Cancer, Food Scientists Warn - Tech Times;

Burnt Toast And Potatoes Could Lead To Cancer, Food Scientists Warn - Tech Times

Tech TimesBurnt Toast And Potatoes Could Lead To Cancer, Food Scientists WarnTech TimesStarchy foods like bread and potatoes can emit high levels of the potentially carcinogenic compound acrylamide if cooked at high temperatures and for a long time, warned government scientists in the UK. ( Chaloner Woods | Getty Images ). Starchy foods ...and more »

Can toast really be linked to cancer? - Healthizmo;

Can toast really be linked to cancer? - Healthizmo

HealthizmoCan toast really be linked to cancer?HealthizmoThe Food Standards Agency (FSA) have just launched a campaign to encourage people not to brown their food to minimise exposure to a possible carcinogen called acrylamide. Acrylamide is a chemical which can form when starchy foods such as bread and ...and more »

Condescending Governments Have No Right to Tell Us What to Eat - Heat Street;

Condescending Governments Have No Right to Tell Us What to Eat - Heat Street

Heat StreetCondescending Governments Have No Right to Tell Us What to EatHeat StreetScare stories about products that will kill you are not uncommon. Alcohol, cigarettes, soda and junk food are never out of the headlines for some discovery or other about just how bad they are for you. But you can now, apparently, add more offenders to ...and more »

Acrylamide and cancer risk: Should you stop eating brown toast and roast potatoes? - Zee News;

Acrylamide and cancer risk: Should you stop eating brown toast and roast potatoes? - Zee News

Zee NewsAcrylamide and cancer risk: Should you stop eating brown toast and roast potatoes?Zee NewsNew Delhi: The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has warned that 25 products have raised levels of acrylamide, a chemical linked to cancer. What is acrylamide? Acrylamide - used mainly in certain industrial processes - is formed when starchy foods are ...and more »

Fried Potatoes & Burnt Toast May Cause Cancer: Health Experts Warn - NDTV;

Fried Potatoes & Burnt Toast May Cause Cancer: Health Experts Warn - NDTV

NDTVFried Potatoes & Burnt Toast May Cause Cancer: Health Experts WarnNDTVAmongst the growing scare of the risk of cancer, health experts are giving more attention to the kind of we eat and more importantly, the kind we should eat. A few months ago, the research division at the World Health Organisation declared that bacon, ...and more »

Burnt toast, roasted potatoes can cause cancer: FSA - TopNews United States;

Burnt toast, roasted potatoes can cause cancer: FSA - TopNews United States

TopNews United StatesBurnt toast, roasted potatoes can cause cancer: FSATopNews United StatesThe U.K. Food Standards Agency (FSA) has launched a campaign to warn people about increased risk of cancer linked to eating burnt toast, over-roasted potatoes or other starchy foods cooked at high temperatures. The campaign, launched on Monday, ...and more »