Burnt toast could increase your risk of cancer

Monday, January 23, 2017
Burnt toast may increase cancer risk
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Burnt toast and extra roasted potatoes may increase cancer risk

If you like your toast on the burnt side, and your potatoes extra roasted, you'll want to listen to this.

Government officials in the United Kingdom are warning those foods could increase your risk for cancer.

The food standards agency in the UK launched a campaign to alert people about potential health risks associated with eating starchy foods cooked at high temperatures.

Researchers say a compound that makes bread and potatoes turn golden when baked or toasted causes cancer in animals. It has not yet been tested on humans.