A Los Angeles superior court judge ruled that all coffee companies, including global giant Starbucks, must use cancer warning labels on products.

The judge ruled that California law requires coffee companies to carry a cancer warning label because of a chemical produced in the roasting process.

Starbucks and around 90 other companies have argued that the levels of the chemical compound acrylamide, found in coffee are harmless, especially compared to the drink’s health benefits.  READ MORE