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Why you shouldn't eat burnt toast or crispy spuds

Why you shouldn't eat burnt toast or crispy spuds

Beware the crispy roast potato and the crunchy slice of toast. Both contain worryingly high levels of a cancer-causing chemical.

Anew study by the Food Standards Agency (FSA), the Government's food safety watchdog, measured the amount of acrylamide - a cancer-causing toxin - in roast potatoes, chips and toast cooked in the home.

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