Tag Archives: red meat

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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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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New Meat MythCrushers video address misconceptions about red meat & obesity

As the nation’s obesity epidemic escalates, many are blaming red meat consumption as the major driver for America’s expanding waistline. The North American Meat Institute says otherwise and offers the facts to crush this myth in a new video. Check … Continue reading

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Cattle are one of America’s best-kept environmental secrets

Unlike any other protein, ruminants are able to populate large areas of geography, consuming the vegetation and in so doing, create protein. At the same time, cattle replace nutrients back into the land in the form of natural fertilizer. Well, … Continue reading

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3 must-read beef headlines to kick off your Monday morning

This week’s roundup of positive beef headlines includes five myths debunked, a former vegetarian praising the sustainability of beef cattle production, and how cattle might be the cure for Ebola. Check out these must-read beef headlines this morning. Maybe we … 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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The beef industry carried a knife to a dietary guidelines gunfight

It was a recipe for disaster, and yet we stubbornly stood our ground, relying on sound science and hundreds of years of nutritional information to hopefully carry the day for us. Predictably, as when one takes a knife to a … Continue reading

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It’s time to burn our boats and signal no retreat to anti-meat activists

 I don’t understand why these people hate our way of life so much…“I don’t believe in turning the other cheek in a debate like this. You just get slapped twice.” …the environmental activist community, animal rightists, the anti-large farming/ranching crowd … Continue reading

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