Sainsbury's denies selling 'burnt' bread, purporting it's 'very popular.' Pic: ©GettyImages/milosluz

Sainsbury's claims 'well fired' bread does not pose a cancer risk

By Gill Hyslop

The major UK retail chain has told BakeryandSnacks it's blackened loaves are well within limit following criticizm by The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) for selling bread that could contain higher than recommended levels of acrylamide.

“Obesity has become the new major discussion about the causes of diseases in various populations,

Online tool shows global scale of obesity-related cancer

By Niamh Michail

The impact of obesity on cancer rates across the world – and how many cases could have been prevented – is made clear with an online data tool, launched by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) last month.

Fiber may boost pancreatic health: Study

Fiber may boost pancreatic health: Study

By Stephen Daniells

Increased intakes of fiber may reduce the risk of pancreatic cancer by 60%; with both soluble and insoluble forms offering benefits, suggests a new study from Italy.

Acrylamide, one year on

Acrylamide, one year on

Risk assessors from the German Federal Institute for Risk
Assessment (BfR) repeated their call for the levels of acrylamide
in foods to be reduced as far and as quickly as possible. Speaking
one year after the Swedish National Food...


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