Tag Archives: CARCINOGEN

CSPI Petitions USDA for Cancer-Risk Warning Labels on Meat

For years, researchers have debated the link between the consumption of red meat and cancer.  On October 26, 2015, the World Health Organization (WHO) took what is perhaps the most definitive and aggressive position thus far by any health organization on this hot-button issue, announcing that, based on a 22-member expert panel’s analysis of more … Continue Reading

Drinks In Hot Water

IARC concludes that very hot drinks are “probably carcinogenic.” The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) is a part of the World Health Organization (WHO) that conducts and coordinates research on cancer and carcinogens worldwide.  The IARC made global headlines in Fall 2015 when it reported that processed meat was carcinogenic and that red … Continue Reading

Processed Meat Takes Heat

WHO announces causal link between consumption of processed meats and cancer. For years, researchers have debated the link between the consumption of red meat and cancer.  For instance, the American Cancer Society’s position is that some studies indicate “a link” between eating red meat and increased risk of colorectal cancer, but the group has not … Continue Reading
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