The world health organization (who) intends to include in the list of potential carcinogens such meat products as bacon, burgers and sausages.
Thus, products from processed meat will be equal to such harmful substances, like cigarette smoke, asbestos and arsenic.
The decision to brand sausage and similar meat products is based on the result of a number of studies in different countries of the world. For example, the British doctors came to the conclusion that processed red meat increases the chances of occurrence of colon cancer in the country die each year 150 thousand people. The recommendations, released by the UK government in 2011, stated that optimal diet of meat per adult — no more than 70 grams a day. Meanwhile, the scientists calculated that if the British reduced their consumption to 20 grams per day, this would prevent up to 20 thousand deaths annually.
About the direct link between processed meat and bowel cancer say and who data. The term "processed meat" refers to smoked sausages, bacon and even bacon produced using large amounts of salt, nitrates, preservatives, flavor enhancers and other chemicals. This includes meat products that have passed Smoking or salting. However, the fresh meat who is also accused of Carcinogenicity, placing it on the level of "a little less dangerous than canned".
Physicians who propose to label malware meat production about the same as today marked cigarettes — hazard warnings. It is expected that if the charges who will be announced officially, it will cause a serious blow to the field of food and agriculture. published
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