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3Novices:46 samples of cooking oil on sale in Hong Kong contained cancer-causing substance in tests

Hong Kong’s consumer watchdog has found more than 40 samples of cooking oil to contain contaminants and a cancer-causing substance.
The Consumer Council tested 60 types of edible oil from various brands and found 46 samples contained the toxic carcinogen glycidol.
The International Agency for Research on Cancer has found that glycidol is “probably carcinogenic to humans”. There are no safe levels set for it anywhere in the world.
For cooking oils sold in Hong Kong, there are…
July 17, 2017 at 10:48AM http://ift.tt/2v7VYKT
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