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Alert over cancer chemical deaths.

Cancer causing chemicals have now overtaken heart disease as the number one killer of Europeans, aged between 35 and 65, MPs have been warned.

Dr Claude Reiss, an international molecular toxicologist, outlined his fears for public health policy at a Commons meeting chaired by Liberal Democrat MP Norman Baker.

Dr Reiss, of Doctors and Lawyers for Responsible Medicine, said that official statistics within the EU revealed that more than one million people died prematurely every year, as a result of consuming chemically laden products.
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