[CH] Carcinogenic Chiles

Doug Goldenberg (dgoldenberg@sprintmail.com)
Fri, 17 Apr 1998 21:00:31 -0700

>.how come this has not come to light
>before, seeing as the proportion of stomach and gastric
>cancer is no higher in Mexico, Szechuan, Hunan, India, or any
>place where chiles are consumed in high numbers?

They probably got the innocent food....I read somewhere that there is a lot
of gastric cancer in Korea because of all the PICKLES.  So, someone noted
the hot Kim-Chee and blamed the chiles instead.  Something like that (my
latest theory).