No need to panic peeps
Last week’s media reports about the use of palm oil in the production of Nutella claimed it might be carcinogenic. Days after these reports came the swarming of rumors across social media that the beloved hazelnut spread is cancerous.
Yesterday, the Dubai municipality put a halt to these rumors by saying that:
“In response to what was circulated about the palm oil in Nutella, Dubai Municipality represented by Food Safety Department is developing regular programs specialized in assessing the seriousness of the food products in terms of their consumption. It is not proven that Nutella contains carcinogens, so this rumor is not right. Based on the international approved notifications, No decisions were issued regarding palm oil or any of the product’s components. This product is safe based on the production and the processing bases.”
Here’s what relieved Nutella lovers had to say about the rumors
Ohhhhh k huffpost, chill tf out. A report 8 months ago vaguely links heated palm oil to cancer. Not Nutella.
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