SWEDEN: New Swedish study defuses acrylamide scare
A new joint study by researchers in Sweden and the USA has found no correlation between high intake of acrylamides in food - found in items like potato crisps and French fries - and cancer. The results will be published Tuesday [today] in the British Journal of Cancer. "We found absolutely nothing to support the theory of increased risk," Professor Gunnar Steineck of the Karolinska Institute's Department of Oncology-Pathology told Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter.
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