Carrageenan – This Cancer-Causing Ingredient Probably Sits in Your Fridge


Can’t be too careful now…

THE ISLAND JOURNAL

Banana yogurtAttention all only-organic eaters: I’d like to have your attention in particular as you might have read this title and thought, “I bet whatever ingredient it is isn’t in my fridge! I’m the healthiest eater I know!”

With all due respect, you might be mistaken as the ingredient I’m about to address appears in a plethora of organic products.

A few months ago, I was scanning the ingredients label on my carton of almond milk and came across a word that I still haven’t the slightest clue how to pronounce: carrageenan. I also examined the labels of my So Delicious coconut yogurt, and my husband’s Horizon chocolate milk and noticed they also contained this mysterious substance.

I figured, it’s probably harmless—these products are organic!

Little did I know …

I immediately pulled out my handy-dandy smartphone to begin investigating. It turns out carrageenan—found in many dairy and non-dairy products…

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