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Don't be frightened by label on food bag, isle official says

By June Watanabe

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Mar 03, 2014

~~<p><strong>Question:</strong> When leaving with my &quot;doggie bag&quot; after eating at IHOP at Windward Mall, there was a warning on the bag: &quot;Warning: Chemicals known to the state of California to cause cancer or birth defects or other reproductive harm may be present in foods or beverages sold or served here.&quot; Is this serious? Shouldn't this be on the menu? Why isn't the restaurant shut down or those foods removed from the menu? I looked forward to my &quot;leftovers,&quot; but not after reading that warning.</p>
<p><strong>Answer:</strong> You should not be unduly alarmed or concerned about the warning, according to the state Department of Health.</p>
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Question: When leaving with my "doggie bag" after eating at IHOP at Windward Mall, there was a warning on the bag: "Warning: Chemicals known to the state of California to cause cancer or birth defects or other reproductive harm may be present in foods or beverages sold or served here." Is this serious? Shouldn't this be on the menu? Why isn't the restaurant shut down or those foods removed from the menu? I looked forward to my "leftovers," but not after reading that warning.

Answer: You should not be unduly alarmed or concerned about the warning, according to the state Department of Health. Login for more...



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