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Roasted marshmallows contain acrylamide.

A chemical found in burned, charred, and toasted foods has been linked to cancer. Here’s how worried you should be.

The chemical acrylamide is found in foods like coffee, french fries, and roasted marshmallows.
There's a scientific debate over whether acrylamide is safe to consume.

There’s a chemical in coffee that may cause cancer, but researchers have found a way to reduce your risk

California and Europe are cracking down on a potential cancer-causing chemical in coffee.
There's no evidence that drinking coffee harms your health. In fact, the drink probably helps.

California’s warnings that coffee is linked to cancer are misleading, according to the FDA. Here’s what we know about the health benefits ...

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb says he's "deeply concerned" that California is mandating cancer warnings on coffee. That's because there's essentially no scientific evidence that a daily coffee habit is bad for us, even though roasted coffee beans contain a cancer-causing chemical, acrylamide.

The FDA says California’s coffee warnings are misleading and unscientific. Here’s what we know about the health benefits of coffee.

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb says he's "deeply concerned" that California is mandating cancer warnings on coffee. That's because there's essentially no scientific evidence that a daily coffee habit is bad for us, even though roasted coffee beans contain a cancer-causing chemical, acrylamide.
When coffee beans are roasted, acrylamide forms as a byproduct.

There’s a chemical in coffee that may cause cancer — here’s how worried you should be

Acrylamide is considered "probably carcinogenic" by the International Agency for Research on Cancer. But is there enough of it in coffee to worry about it?