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Move Over Cell Phones; Pickles Linked To Cancer, Too

Thu, 06/02/2011 - 11:55am
Lindsey Coblentz, Associate Editor, Food Manufacturing

According to Slate, the World Health Organization has linked frequent pickle consumption to a type of esophageal cancer. Researchers are suspecting that the fungi responsible for the fermentation process in pickle making may be to blame. So you can add this to your long list of cancer causing items like cell phones, DDT and engine exhaust.

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