MUST I BAN THE BACON? GETTING TO THE MEAT OF THE MATTER

MUST I BAN THE BACON? GETTING TO THE MEAT OF THE MATTER

A report on Monday by the World Health Organization (WHO)  linking processed meat with cancer has been the subject of big time media headlines. Fox News, among others, jumped on the bandwagon with an alarmist (and highly inaccurate) story lead, proclaiming, “eating processed meat like hot dogs and bacon could be as dangerous as smoking cigarettes when it comes to cancer.”  Meanwhile Twitter has been abuzz with “I told you sos” from vegetarians, environmentalists, and animal rights activists, while the meat industry is working overtime to undo the damage.

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