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Cancer and coffee: What we know

/ Apr 1, 2018

Cancer and coffee: What we know

Trouble is brewing for coffee lovers in California, where a judge ruled that sellers must post scary warnings about cancer risks. But how frightened should we be of a daily cup of joe? Not very, some scientists and available evidence seem to suggest. Scientific concerns ...

California judge rules coffee needs cancer warning labels

Mar 30, 2018

California judge rules coffee needs cancer warning labels

A Los Angeles judge has ruled that California law requires coffee companies to carry a cancer warning label. Superior Court Judge Elihu Berle said in a proposed decision Wednesday that Starbucks and other coffee companies failed to show the threat from a chemical compound produced ...

Top bottled water brands contaminated with plastic particles: report

Mar 16, 2018

Top bottled water brands contaminated with plastic particles: report

The world's leading brands of bottled water are contaminated with tiny plastic particles that are likely seeping in during the packaging process, according to a major study across nine countries published Wednesday. "Widespread contamination" with plastic was found in the study, led by microplastic researcher ...