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Farmers, Pesticides and Cancer – Pesticide Facts

I compare these stories and my personal knowledge with recent misinformation on social media and even in scientific literature about toxins, chemicals, farm waste and cancer among farmers. Really? Where? Who are these farmers? Does living near or on a … Continue reading

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WHO weaves a tangled web

Is there something more nefarious than just an anti-beef agenda in the recent WHO-IARC cancer report? Well, what else would you expect from any part of the United Nations? — jtl, 419 by Wes Ishmael in BEEF Editors’ Blog The … Continue reading

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I Call Bull On The Red Meat & Breast Cancer Link

 A Harvard study links red meat consumption to an increased risk of breast cancer. But the study is weak, and there have been numerous counter studies over the years concluding that the link between beef and cancer is erroneous. Help … Continue reading

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Scientists cry foul over IARC red meat-cancer conclusions

…the process typically involves scientists who have previously published research on the substance being reviewed and may have a vested interest in defending their own research… Imagine that! Anyone who cites anything done by the UN (WHO) has proven him/her-self … Continue reading

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Cancer ‘hazard’ not a cancer ‘risk,’ meat industry cautions

 Sector responds to report on meats from WHO’s cancer research arm…IARC defines an agent that “may cause cancer at some level, under some circumstance,” as a “cancer hazard.” You can bet that they (IARC) took all they liberty they thought … Continue reading

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3 ways to disprove IARC on red meat & cancer link

Although IARC considered more than 800 studies to make this conclusion, I believe the committee purposely chose to ignore the large body of research submitted by the beef checkoff and independent scientists. This action is irresponsible at best and malicious … Continue reading

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Study claims red meat triggers cancer; 5 resources say otherwise

The first four words should be a heavy hint as to what is in store. A University of California study claims red meat causes a toxic immune reaction that eventually leads to cancer. Here are five resources that say otherwise. … Continue reading

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5 resources that debunk the red meat and cancer link

Lumping red meat and processed meats with other cancer-causing agents like cigarettes seems like a huge leap. Yet, if accomplished, we could soon see our favorite protein being taxed like alcohol or tobacco. It wouldn’t surprise me a bit. But … Continue reading

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