WHO: eating ham can cause cancer

Eating hot dogs, ham and other processed meat can lead to bowel cancer in humans while red meat is a likely cause of the disease.
World Health Organization experts released their findings on Monday in a potentially blow for the meat industry.
The International Agency for Research on Cancer give processed meat, either being salted, cured, fermented or smoked, its highest cancer risk rating……in the same category as tobacco and asbestos.
For red meat including beef, lamb and pork, the review found “strong” evidence of a cancer-causing effect, classifying them the next-highest rating.

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