You’ve probably heard about the Chinese melamine-tainted milk product scandal that’s also affecting Taiwan. Well, guess what. One of the products that’s been recalled recently is a liquid coffee creamer that comes in little cylindrical packages that have a tear-off foil cover. I’ve probably been consuming two or three of those things each work day for the past year. (Diluted in one small cup of coffee apiece.)
I don’t know if you guys would know anything beyond what’s being reported in the news, but would consistent daily low-level exposure to a toxin like this give me long-term problems?
FWIW, and thanks be to the Internet, I found one interesting WHO document that partly addressed my worries:
From what I can gather, I’d have to be chugging down the stuff in sufficient quantities to give myself bladder stones before I might face a cancer risk.
But I know we’ve got very knowledgable Dopers here, and I’d be interested to hear your opinion.