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Cancer-Causing Substances Found in Hong Kong's Snacks. So, What Can We Eat Instead?

Posted by Carmen Chu on

Cancer-Causing Substances Found in Hong Kong's Snacks.  So, What Can We Eat Instead?

A recent SCMP post revealed a leading cause of concern for many of the goods sold in Hong Kong bakeries as 58 popular snacks and pastries have tested positive for chemicals linked to cancer.   They have now been advised to change those ingredients that contain these harmful substances as more research needs to be done to determine the effect of these carcinogenic substances. Credit Source SCMP: https://bit.ly/2DyB6m8 What Did the Tests Reveal? Last week, the Consumer Council found traces of glycidol and acrylamide, which are chemical by-products of the manufacturing process known to increase the risk of cancer, in almost...

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