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Originally posted by watch_the_rocks:
I found out the colouring used in my licorice is a waste product of petroleum production, has proven carcinogenic properties in humans, and is also used to colour car tyres black. Yummy.
Originally posted by watch_the_rocks
Having too much of anything at all can kill you, not just water, NRen2k5.
And I was making an unmentioned comparison to what most would call natural foods, i.e. carrots, beans fresh meat, etc. I'm pretty sure they're not carcinogenic and aren't byproducts of industrial processes.
Carbon black is considered to be a POSSIBLE CANCER HAZARD - may cause cancer, based on animal data and a POSSIBLE MUTAGEN - may cause genetic damage, based on animal data.