New Dietary Guidelines: Big Ag Lobby Overpowers Science

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The new U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans are officially out — and health experts aren’t happy. Despite overwhelming evidence that heavy meat consumption contributes to heart disease, premature death, and cancer, the guidelines are conspicuously quiet about cutting back consumption. Sadly, these rules impact school meal programs, public nutrition efforts, and even food labels — so they influence the health of millions of Americans. Many leading …

UK Pork Sales Plummet After WHO Report Links Bacon to Cancer

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The powers that be say pork is dangerous — and people across the pond are listening. Since the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that processed meats like bacon and hot dogs cause cancer — sales have dropped significantly in the U.K., reports The Guardian. “Supermarkets across the UK reported a £3m drop in sales of sausages and bacon in the two weeks …

Science Says Processed Meats Cause Cancer, Meat Industry Cries Foul

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Monday morning PSA alert: it’s time to put down that plateful of pig. In addition to clogging your arteries, processed meat may be giving you cancer. In a powerful new report released by a World Health Organization (WHO) group, scientists have concluded that processed meats like bacon and hot dogs cause cancer — and that other types of meat likely …