Reports recently show that a key ingredient in the delicious chocolate spread is carcinogenic. Nutella relies on refined palm oil for its smooth texture and shelf life and this oil is believed to significantly increase your risk of cancer.
"Making Nutella without palm oil would produce an inferior substitute for the real product, it would be a step backward," the Nutella manufacturer said. The European Food Safety Authority published in 2016 that palm oil is more dangerous than other vegetable oils when refined at temperatures above 200 degree Celsius.
The internet was rightfully pissed about this miserable news: