Posted by: Dave DeWitt on Apr 06, 2009
Back in 1994-95, the big chile pepper story was that eating the pods caused stomach cancer. We investigated this allegation and published this report. Back then I wrote, "Let's put this absurdity to rest right now. Despite all the mass media hype and paranoia, there is not one bit of credible evidence linking chile peppers with causing any type of cancer. Period." Here is the full story.