Studies: Common Food Additive Linked To Cancer In Lab Animals

10/16/2001 | Medscape (free registration)

Studies of carrageenan -- a common food additive found in ice cream, whipped cream, pudding and yogurt -- have linked the substance to gastrointestinal ulcers and tumors in laboratory animals. Researchers from the University of Iowa Health Care suggest the studies' results should be considered in human food. In 1972, the FDA proposed limiting carrageenan; however, the regulatory effort was rescinded in 1979.

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