Burger King Alert of Cancer-Causing Chemical in Grilled Chicken
Burger King settled the lawsuit filed by the Physicians
Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) by agreeing to warn customers
that its grilled chicken entrées contain PhIP, one of a group of
carcinogenic compounds called heterocyclic amines that are produced when
meats are cooked at high temperatures, as in grilling or barbecuing.
PCRM had filed the lawsuit in 2008 against Burger King, along
with McDonald's, Chick-fil-A, Applebee’s, Outback Steakhouse, Chili’s
Grill and Bar Restaurant, and T.G.I. Friday’s in January 2008
for knowingly exposing their customers to PhIP without warning them of
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