Cancer risk from meat debated

Cancer risk from meat debated

THE World Health Organization's International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) last week classified bacon, sausages and other processed meats as cancer causing, joining items like cigarettes, asbestos and alcohol.

Additionally, IARC included the consumption of red meat in a lower-risk category of "probably carcinogenic to humans."

The decision was made after 22 experts from 10 nations looked at data from both human and a

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