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The Other Benefit to Eating Less Red Meat


The Other Benefit to Eating Less Red Meat

Marion Nestle

The just-released report from the International Agency for Research on Cancer judging processed meat as clearly carcinogenic and red meat as probably carcinogenic has caused consternation among meat producers and consumers.

Meat producers do not like the “eat less meat” message. Consumers do not want to give up their bacon and hamburgers — delicious and also icons of the American way of life.


This article is a little suspect because it's not just "red" meat that can be unhealthy, waste resources, damage the environment and of course requires the killing of non-human animals...