Cancerous carbs? Time to steer clear of bread for a while!

Updated: 24 May, 2016 17:30 IST
A study by a Delhi-based Centre for Science and Environment revealed that more than 80% of 38 popular brands of breads, buns and ready-to-eat burger and pizza tested positive for potassium bromate and iodate. The first of the two chemicals is a category 2B carcinogen - that can possibly cause cancer - and the second is known to trigger thyroid disorder.
First Published: 24 May, 2016 17:06 IST