How Powerful Is The Meat Industry?

Why Americans Love Bacon

With red meat and processed meat being classified as a cancer risk, can big meat survive? Just how powerful is the American meat industry?

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IARC Monographs evaluate consumption of red meat and processed meat

Processed meats rank alongside smoking as cancer causes – WHO
“Bacon, ham and sausages rank alongside cigarettes as a major cause of cancer, the World Health Organisation has said, placing cured and processed meats in the same category as asbestos, alcohol, arsenic and tobacco.”

The Politics of Meat
“The meat industry in the United States is a powerful political force, both in the legislative and the regulatory arena, even though the way they wield that power is different from many industries on Capitol Hill.”

Meat Lobbying

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