04/27/2011 02:15 pm ET Updated Jun 27, 2011

Is Your Peanut Butter Carcinogenic?

Though there's no immediate need to turn your PB&J's into jelly-only sandwiches, there is a chance that peanut butter may contain the carcinogen aflatoxin. The soft and porous shell that encases peanuts can allow fungus with aflatoxin to penetrate into the nut, explains Organic Authority.

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