The Daily Mail’s Read Meat Beat: How A Scare Story Is Made
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
By JENNY HOPE
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
By DAILY MAIL REPORTER
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
By SOPHIE BORLAND
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 really will kill you…