We have all read the scare stories that tell us how many chemicals we are exposed to in X food or Y activity. No evidence of harm from exposure is given, but the very number of chemicals is used to scare us -- certainly something in there must be bad!
Well, prepare to be really frightened of this common food product:
What they found ...[were] over 4,000 different non-volatile compounds across the different samples, results which he presented today at the 246th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society. “It’s very complex,” Collins says of the chemistry.