LOS ANGELES -- A judge is expected to rule soon on whether coffee sold in California should come with a cancer warning.
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A nonprofit group is suing several companies that sell coffee, including Starbucks, coffee distributors and retailers.
It says coffee companies violated state law requiring them to warn consumers about a chemical in the roasting process that may cause cancer.
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Attorneys for about 90 companies acknowledge the chemical is present but say it's at harmless levels and is outweighed by the benefits of drinking coffee.
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Coffee sold in California may soon come with cancer warning