Hilary Brueck, provided by Published 11:21 am, Tuesday, April 10, 2018 Matt Snodderly / Shutterstock.com In California, it seems you're never far from a reminder about cancer. You can't park a car indoors or order a cup of coffee in the Golden State without seeing a warning about the various ways your cancer risk might spike. That's thanks to a state law that dates back to 1986, called Proposition 65, which was enacted to protect California's drinking water supply from toxic, potentially cancer-causing chemicals. But the law also mandates that the state keep a master list of all chemicals known to be toxins, and requires manufacturers and businesses to warn people about these chemicals if they're present in products or buildings (even in extremely small doses). Business Channel Now Playing: Now Playing Students raise money for electronic glasses that allow partially blind classmate to see Fox29 Donald Trump Reportedly Increasingly Weary of Advice from … [Read more...] about California puts cancer warnings on more than 1,000 chemicals, foods, and places, including coffee and amusement parks — here’s how worried you should be
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Sections N News S Sports O Opinion R Religion A Arts & Living M Must Reads Video Photography P Podcasts S Sponsored Legal Notices Obituaries Jobs Homes Sections Tuesday, April 17, 2018 Sign In Subscribe Account Sign Out Sign In Subscribe Account Sign Out facebook twitter email facebook twitter email By Brian Melley | The Associated Press · Published: March 29 Updated: March 30, 2018 Los Angeles • A Los Angeles judge has determined that coffee companies must carry an ominous cancer warning label because of a chemical produced in the roasting process. Superior Court Judge Elihu Berle said Wednesday that Starbucks and other companies failed to show that benefits from drinking coffee outweighed any risks. He ruled in an earlier phase of trial that companies hadn’t … [Read more...] about Coffee with a cancer warning? A California judge mandates label because of chemical created in roasting process.
.......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles judge has determined that coffee companies must carry an ominous cancer warning label because of a chemical produced in the roasting process. Superior Court Judge Elihu Berle said Wednesday that Starbucks and other companies failed to show that benefits from drinking coffee outweighed any risks. He ruled in an earlier phase of trial that companies hadn’t shown the threat from the chemical was insignificant. The Council for Education and Research on Toxics, a nonprofit group, sued Starbucks and 90 other companies under a state law that requires warnings on a wide range of chemicals that can cause cancer. One is acrylamide, a carcinogen present in coffee. ADVERTISEMENT “Defendants failed to satisfy their burden of proving … that consumption … [Read more...] about Californians to take their coffee with a cancer warning
caption Starbucks may have to add warning labels to its coffee cups. source Rafi Letzter/Business Insider Starbucks may have to add cancer warnings to its coffee cups in California. A lawsuit, filed in 2010, accused coffee companies of violating state law by not warning consumers that a chemical in their products could cause cancer. Starbucks, along with other chains supported by the National Coffee Association, is considering appealing the case. Starbucks drinkers in California could expect to see cancer warnings on their coffee cups in the future. On Wednesday, a Los Angeles judge ruled in favor of a nonprofit that sued 90 coffee companies on the grounds that they have failed to comply with a state law that requires companies to warn consumers about chemicals in their products that could cause cancer, Reuters reported. The lawsuit, which was filed by The Council for Education and Research on … [Read more...] about Starbucks may have to add a cancer warning to its coffee cups in California
And Starbucks isn’t the only one. A Californian judge has ruled that all coffee vendors in the state must put cancer warning labels on their coffee products, reports Reuters. The ruling comes after a nonprofit group sued 90 coffee makers in the state for not following a law that required warning labels on products that have chemicals in them that can cause cancer. One such chemical is acrylamide, which is a by-product of roasted coffee beans that is found at high levels in brewed coffee. In his ruling, the judge said Starbucks and other coffee vendors failed to show that there was no significant risk from acrylamide to coffee drinkers. The coffee vendors have until April 10 to file objections to the ruling.MG … [Read more...] about Starbucks ordered to put cancer warning labels on coffee in California