Is palm oil carcinogenic ?
« We haven’t heard only good things about palm oil, of course, we’ve heard things like that it causes cancer. There have been analyses done that have shown it to be carcinogenic. »
Answer from Dr Jean Michel Lecerf, Chief of Nutrition Service at the institute pastor Lille
« What we do know is that it does not cause cancer, that is absolutely certain and it’s ridiculous to think it does; in fact, there is no food that causes cancer, that’s a very strange idea. Unless you dramatically degrade the food, you eat charcoal, or foods that are…Well, anyway. So there is no food that causes cancer. »