World Health Organization Classifies Processed Meats as Carcinogens

While this conclusion will come as no surprise to those who have been following the science on this subject over the past decade, the headlines it is now generating may sway some people change their diets.


The key quote:

“Processed meat now falls into “group 1,” meaning it ranks as high as tobacco smoking, the most dangerous variants of human papillomavirus (HPV) and asbestos exposure in terms of causing cancer. Red meat lands in “group 2A” with inorganic lead.