California coffee cancer warnings

California rules on Prop 65 coffee cancer warnings

The State of California has ruled to exempt coffee from Proposition 65 cancer warnings. Under Proposition 65, California law requires that products contain cancer warnings if they will expose consumers to chemicals that California health authorities have identified as causing cancer. Roasted coffee contains small amounts of the chemical acrylamide, leading Californian Superior Court Judge Elihu Berle to rule it must carry a cancer warning in May 2018.
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