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CAS Statement: California’s Cancer Warning on Coffee

Washington, D.C. - Yesterday, a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge ruled that coffee sold in the state of California must now come with a Proposition 65 cancer warning. The nonprofit Center for Accountability in Science is calling the preliminary ruling “a bad move for public health.” Dr. Joseph Perrone, Chief Science Officer at the Center for Accountability in Science, issued the following statement: “Once again, California’s Proposition 65 has put a target on the back of an unquestionably safe product. Although acrylamide is reasonably anticipated to cause cancer in humans, a vast number of observational studies show that consuming coffee --...

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