More from Brian Melley
Coffee Cancer Risk Insignificant
Regulators had been forced to issue a ruling due to the presence of acrylamide, which California says can cause cancer. Further research actually found just the opposite.
Jun 4th, 2019
CA Bans Pesticide for Impact on Babies
DowDuPont, which produces the pesticide, said it was disappointed with the decision.
May 9th, 2019
CA Moves to Clear Coffee of Stigma
If the regulation is adopted, it would be a huge win for the coffee industry which faces potentially massive civil penalties after recently losing an 8-year-old lawsuit.
Jun 18th, 2018
Coffee Cancer Warning Rule Finalized
A judge said roasters and retailers failed to show that benefits from drinking coffee outweighed risks from a carcinogen that is a roasting byproduct.
May 8th, 2018
Judge: Coffee to Require Cancer Warning
A California judge takes issue with a chemical produced in the bean roasting process that is a known carcinogen.
Mar 30th, 2018
Lawsuit: CA Coffee is Carcinogenic
At the center of the dispute is acrylamide, a carcinogen found in cooked foods such as French fries that is also a natural byproduct of the coffee roasting process.
Sep 26th, 2017