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The Daily Mail’s Read Meat Beat: How A Scare Story Is Made

by | 21st, February 2011

HAVING been killed  by your, er, life-saving cheese, the Daily Mail moves on to meat:

February 19, 2010:

Hurrah – eating red meat is good for you! After all the warnings, Sunday roast not linked to heart disease


A report demolishes the ‘myths and misconceptions’ about the meat, saying that most people eat healthy amounts which are not linked to greater risk of disease.

February 20, 2010:

Red meat DOES increase cancer risk, new report will confirm


In a draft report published in June 2009 the committee of independent experts said lower consumption of red and processed meat would probably reduce the risk of colorectal cancer.

February 21, 2010:

So how much red meat CAN we eat? Latest warning suggests too much will cause cancer


Adults will be advised to eat no more than 500g a week – the equivalent of just three rashers of bacon a day.

Bacon is processed meat. And that stuff

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