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Most butter, margarines have cancer-causing substances

Most of the margarine on sale in Hong Kong contains harmful substances that can cause cancer and harm the kidneys and male reproductive systems. The Consumer Council said on Monday that 85% or 18 of the margarine brands contained a harmful substance called genotoxic carcinogen glycidol, which the European authorities have put on a watchlist. […]