'˜Burnt toast can cause cancer', say scientists

Food scientists are warning '˜burnt toast' could cause cancer.

Monday, 23rd January 2017, 3:56 pm
Updated Monday, 23rd January 2017, 4:03 pm

According to experts, chemical Acrylamide is produced when foods such as bread, chips, and potatoes are overcooked.

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Advice from The Food Standards Agency (FSA) includes making sure these types of foods are not roasted, fried or grilled in high temperatures for too long.