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Hot Dogs May Cause Genetic Mutations (SPACE.com / LiveScience.com)
Populux | August 15, 2006 at 05:36 amby
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Charles Q. Choi Special to LiveScience LiveScience.com Mon Aug 14, 10:15 AM ET Everyone knows hot dogs aren't exactly healthy for you, but in a new study chemists find they may contain DNA-mutating compounds that might boost one's risk for cancer . Scientists note there is an up to 240-fold variation in levels of these chemicals across different brands. "One could try and find out what the difference in manufacturing techniques are between the brands, and if it's decided these things are a hazard ...