Cancerous agents found in bread. Samples of major brands tested positive
In one of the worst case scenarios, detrimental to public health, research studies in India have found the most alarming cause for concern regarding breads manufactured in India. CANCER!! Yes and before you pick up a loaf of multigrain, read this first. A study conducted by the Center For Science And Environment found the unthinkable. Cancerous agents found in bread included almost every variety of bread where 38 popular brands were tested for potassium bromate and potassium iodate, substances banned in other countries.
Moreover bread from popular outlets such as Nirula’s , KFC and McDonald’s were also found positive for such substances, however, most brand majors have openly denied the use of such items in statements to the CSE.
1 Carcinogenic Substances Found In Bread
As if the common man wasn’t burdened enough to be careful about the use of unhealthy practices of production in consumer items and now this! Bread containing carcinogenic substances is the latest and hardest blow to consumers where bread is a staple consumed almost daily in households across India.
The significant study was conducted by the pollution monitoring laboratory at the Center for Science And Environment. What researchers found was shocking because it is now out in the open that banned substances abroad such as potassium idoate and potassium bromate are widely used in bread production and by almost every brand you can think of. Pavs, buns, pizza bread, burger buns, multigrain and brown bread as well as your favorite sandwich bread.