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Fact Check: does coffee cause cancer? - The Conversation - The Conversation UK

Mon, 2018-04-23 09:14

The Conversation UK

Fact Check: does coffee cause cancer? - The Conversation
The Conversation UK
A California judge ruled coffee should carry a cancer warning label but the evidence says something very different.
Fact Check: does coffee cause cancer? | MENAFN.COMMENAFN.COM

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State Must Accept Foreign Agency's Determination on Carcinogens - Metropolitan News-Enterprise

Fri, 2018-04-20 10:36

Metropolitan News-Enterprise

State Must Accept Foreign Agency's Determination on Carcinogens
Metropolitan News-Enterprise
California is not barred by the state Constitution from listing a chemical as carcinogenic based solely on a determination of a foreign agency, the Court of Appeal held yesterday, spurning contentions by Monsanto, producer of the herbicide, “Roundup ...

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In brief: Kitchen cabinets found to release deadly carcinogens - ENDS Report

Fri, 2018-04-20 06:00

ENDS Report

In brief: Kitchen cabinets found to release deadly carcinogens
ENDS Report
In brief: Kitchen cabinets found to release deadly carcinogens. By James Parsons, 20 April 2018 12:59 BST. Also in the news: Kitchen cabinets found to release PCBs, UK coal free for record 55 hours, DfT secretary called on by trade bodies for HGVs fair ...

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State can label widely used herbicide as possible carcinogen - SFGate - SFGate

Thu, 2018-04-19 17:02

SFGate

State can label widely used herbicide as possible carcinogen - SFGate
SFGate
A state appeals court on Thursday backed California's listing of the widely used herbicide glyphosate as a possible cause of cancer and the state's prohibition against discharging it into public waterways. The chemical is the main ingredient in ...

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What is lurking in your margarine and will it really give you cancer? - South China Morning Post

Wed, 2018-04-18 18:07

What is lurking in your margarine and will it really give you cancer?
South China Morning Post
A cancer-risk food scare spooked Hong Kong residents this week after the city's consumer watchdog said many margarine spreads sold locally contain possible carcinogens. The Consumer Council found two “possibly carcinogenic” compounds, glycidol and 3 ...

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Area communities get state grants to protect firefighters from cancer-causing carcinogens - Akron Beacon Journal

Thu, 2018-04-12 09:23

Akron Beacon Journal

Area communities get state grants to protect firefighters from cancer-causing carcinogens
Akron Beacon Journal
Akron, Bath and Mogadore are among 37 communities across Ohio that will share $369,678 in grants to protect firefighters from exposure to cancer-causing carcinogens. The grants for hoods and gloves, washing machines, carcinogen extractors and other ...

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Clay pledges $60k to protect local firefighters from carcinogens - CBS42.com

Thu, 2018-04-12 07:55

CBS42.com

Clay pledges $60k to protect local firefighters from carcinogens
CBS42.com
The City of Clay recently approved funding for a "clean room" at Fire Station Four. The fire station is located at 6411 Clay-Palmerdale Road and is part of the Center Point Fire District, even though its firefighters serve Clay residents. A recent ...

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Cloverdale Letters to the Editor, April 12, 2018 - Sonoma West

Wed, 2018-04-11 12:13

Sonoma West

Cloverdale Letters to the Editor, April 12, 2018
Sonoma West
Carcinogenic risks: There are 33 major carcinogens that marijuana shares with tobacco. (Please refer to p. 79 of the 2009 study by the California Environmental Protection Agency (OEHHA)). The list runs the alphabetical gamut from Acetaldehyde to ...

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Zeolite filters out carcinogens to make tastier smoked foods - Chemistry World

Wed, 2018-04-11 04:43

Zeolite filters out carcinogens to make tastier smoked foods
Chemistry World
Just as car companies have used zeolites to reduce environmental pollutants, lead researcher and flavour chemist Jane Parker and colleagues have optimised filters made from zeolites, a porous aluminosilicate mineral, to remove carcinogenic polycyclic ...

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European Commission Setting New PELs for Five Carcinogens - Occupational Health and Safety

Tue, 2018-04-10 01:12

European Commission Setting New PELs for Five Carcinogens
Occupational Health and Safety
The European Commission proposed new exposure limits on April 5 for five cancer-causing chemicals, in addition to 21 substances that have already been limited or proposed to be limited, in the Carcinogens and Mutagens Directive. These limit values set ...

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Preventive Medicine: Clouded judgment in our coffee - Shoreline Times

Sat, 2018-04-07 23:57

Shoreline Times

Preventive Medicine: Clouded judgment in our coffee
Shoreline Times
A judicial decision in California about coffee has been widely covered, and you likely know that punchline already. A rather obscure non-profit organization sued coffee sellers for their failure to report the probable presence of acrylamide, a ...

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Known carcinogens found in wells serving Rutland businesses - vtdigger.org

Fri, 2018-04-06 15:55

vtdigger.org

Known carcinogens found in wells serving Rutland businesses
vtdigger.org
The Department of Environmental Conservation said on Friday that water from wells used by several businesses in the Rutland Airport Business Park has been found to contain known carcinogens. Department officials said a likely source of the contaminants ...

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Cream, sugar and carcinogens? - Oswegonian

Thu, 2018-04-05 19:47

Cream, sugar and carcinogens?
Oswegonian
On March 28, a case was brought to a Los Angeles judge over whether coffee should be required by law to have a label marking the presence of acrylamide. The case asked the defendant, the coffee companies, whether the effects of acrylamide are, in fact ...

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Agreement close on second revision of carcinogens and mutagens Directive - Chemical Watch

Thu, 2018-04-05 05:23

Agreement close on second revision of carcinogens and mutagens Directive
Chemical Watch
Progress has been made on the second revision of the EU's carcinogens and mutagens Directive, after the European Parliament's Employment Committee adopted a draft report on the Commission's proposal. The committee also agreed a mandate to enter into ...

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Commission follows up on workers' protection from cancer-causing chemicals - EU News

Thu, 2018-04-05 04:54

Commission follows up on workers' protection from cancer-causing chemicals
EU News
Under the OSH framework, risks to the safety and health of workers must be eliminated, or, if total elimination is not possible, reduced to a minimum. Employers must identify and assess risks to workers associated with exposure to specific carcinogens ...

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Lee: Everything's a carcinogen, so stop worrying - The Daily Iowan

Wed, 2018-04-04 23:12

The Daily Iowan

Lee: Everything's a carcinogen, so stop worrying
The Daily Iowan
After losing a loved one to breast cancer, my family was left wondering what had triggered it. Each doctor we spoke with seemed to have a different idea of what the cause might have been: childhood X-rays, extended use of oral contraceptives, extra ...

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Dallas Fire-Rescue to adopt new cancer prevention policies - WFAA.com

Wed, 2018-04-04 19:41

WFAA.com

Dallas Fire-Rescue to adopt new cancer prevention policies
WFAA.com
That individual is writing best practices for the department to follow from now on that would limit the number of carcinogens firefighters encounter daily. Right now, McDade says there are no specific policies on the books. Some that are being ...

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Coffee drinkers, don't fret over California cancer warning - Chicago Tribune

Wed, 2018-04-04 08:31

Chicago Tribune

Coffee drinkers, don't fret over California cancer warning
Chicago Tribune
"The name, 'acrylamide,' it makes it sound scary," said Michelle Francl, a chemist at Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania. But, she pointed out, a liquid labeled "oxidane" sounds ominous, even though that's a fancy term for water. Rodents fed massive ...

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County health concerns should be call to action - Sonoma West

Tue, 2018-04-03 18:20

Sonoma West

County health concerns should be call to action
Sonoma West
Probable carcinogens are being applied from South Sebastopol in a wide swath north to Cloverdale and east to Santa Rosa, Healdsburg, Geyserville and Cloverdale. Mancozeb, an old-fashioned fungicide that has been largely phasedout in California because ...

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