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California cancer ruling means coffee brands like Starbucks need to print health warnings

on Mar 31, 2018 | 0 comments

By John McCarthy

Leading coffee brands like Starbucks have been hits with a California ruling requiring them to inform consumers their brew of choice contains trace amounts of carcinogens in the state.

Acrylamide, a chemical found in processed food, has invoked the ire of lobby group, the Council for Education and Research on Toxics which has previously sued companies using the product.

The case was brought by this group in Los Angeles on Wednesday, with Starbucks and 90 other companies having to defend the inclusion of Acrylamide in their products.

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Elihu Berle said: “While plaintiff offered evidence that Read full story ›

Source: The Drum