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Cancer: The ‘brown’ food shown to ‘induce’ and elevate the risk of lung cancer – study


It adds: “Class III and Class IV caramel colouring are the most commonly used food colour additive by volume.”

The American website UT Southwestern Medical Centre, explains that traces of 4-MEI can also be found in soda drinks.

The health body states: “Researchers at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine have four that 4-Mel, the caramel dye in darker-coloured sodas, is proven to cause or elevate the risk of cancer.

“While manufacturers consider the chemical a byproduct of soda production, the state of California lists 4-MEI as a known carcinogen and actively enforces carcinogen labelling on food products known to contain a colourant.”

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