Although Americans are eating less meat than 18 years ago, the consumption of processed meats remain the same. About a quarter of Americans' red meat and poultry consumption come from processed meats.
Healthy Living/Wellness June 23, 2019
Researchers reviewed previous studies linking processed and red meat to cancer. They confirmed that eating bacon, ham, sausages, and other similar types of food increase the risk of breast cancer.
Public Health October 4, 2018
South Africa warned the public against eating processed meat products after tracing deadly listeria outbreak to sausage meat. The outbreak has infected nearly 1,000 and killed 180 people.
Public Health March 5, 2018
Eating French fries and other fried potatoes twice per week can raise the risk of early death. What other popular food can increase a person's likelihood of dying early?
Healthy Living/Wellness June 16, 2017
Food lovers may have to rethink what's in their diet. Here are five everyday popular food choices that are believed to cause cancer: Nutella chocolate spread, microwave popcorn, processed meats, canned food, and soda.
Healthy Living/Wellness January 16, 2017
Consumption of salami and ham may not be good for asthma sufferers. Nitrite preservatives used in cured and processed meat products could be blamed for worsening respiratory conditions.
Public Health December 21, 2016
A new study found that eating processed food like bacon, drinking alcoholic drinks and being overweight may increase the risk of stomach cancer. For every 50 grams of processed meat eaten each day, the risk increases by 18 percent.
Life April 21, 2016
In the United Kingdom, supermarkets saw a £3 million (over $4 million) drop in the sales of bacon and sausages over the last two weeks. An analyst group said that the "scare" from the WHO report on processed meats results in an incremental drop of 10 percent in sales.
Life November 23, 2015
A U.N.-based health agency says there is probable evidence that all mammal meat causes cancer, and conclusive evidence that processed meat does.
Life October 26, 2015
Bacon lovers may be dismayed: processed meats are now deemed just as cancerous as cigarettes. The warning from WHO may affect the fast food sector and the entire meat industry.
Life October 24, 2015
Scientists have found evidence that shows processed meats can increase the risks of colorectal cancer even more for people with certain genes. The new study emphasizes the risks of eating too much processed meat.
Life April 19, 2014
Bacon and other processed foods might be harmful to sperms, a new study has found.
Life October 18, 2013