Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Could Coffee Cause Cancer?

It’s not just cell phones the WHO calls carcinogens. Now, according to this article, they’ve added coffee and pickled veggies to the list as well.

Most of us aren’t chowing down regularly on pickled veggies, so I’m guessing this finding won’t wind up all over Twitter and Facebook. But, uh…coffee? How ‘bout that cup a joe, love?

Both coffee and pickled vegetables have been labeled as 2B carcinogens, the same designation cell phones were given this week, which they share with DDT, chloroform, and gasoline exhaust. According to the WHO report, coffee has been linked to bladder cancer. On the flip side, coffee 

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