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Eating burnt toasts/chips/potatoes can cause cancer

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FoodStandardsAgency UK department responsible for protecting public health

People can cut their risk, including opting for a gold colour - rather than darker brown - when frying, roasting, baking, grilling or toasting


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Cancer Research UK World's largest independent cancer research charity

The link between acrylamide and cancer has not yet been proven in humans
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David Spiegelhalter Statistician, communicator about evidence, risk, probability, chance, uncertainty, ignorance,

Adults with the highest consumption of acrylamide could consume 160 times as much and still only be at a level that toxicologists think unlikely to cause increased tumours in mice. [...] People may just consider this yet another scare story from scientists, and lead them to dismiss truly important warnings about, say, the harms from obesity

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