Posts Tagged ‘hotdogs’

Everything Is NOT Better With Bacon

October 27, 2015

 

4093601285_compThe World Health Organization has officially classified processed meats, such bacon, ham and hot dogs as carcinogenic to humans. They also state that other forms of red meat probably are too. No sugar coating, no beating around the bush, just a clear, concise statement that the consumption of these products could, in fact be deadly.

The group cited sufficient evidence that consumption of processed meats can lead to colorectal and stomach cancers. Eating red meat in general has been associated with pancreatic and prostate cancers.

The average American consumes what is now known to be extremely dangerous quantities of meat, as do other cultures. The release of this information, if the warnings are heeded, could lead to a significant decrease in cancer cases annually.

I personally am not a meat eater, but I will certainly be cutting back the amount of meat my family eats, starting today. Will you?

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Hot Diggety Dog!

June 21, 2012

Hebrew National hotdogs may not have actually been produced under the stringent Orthodox Jewish laws required to make them kosher.

Eleven consumers filed a complaint in Federal Court last month, contending that parent company ConAgra ignored employee’s concerns that the hot dogs and other meats processed in the facility did not meet kosher standards.

The plaintiffs are seeking unspecified damages, and an injunction against further mislabeling.

Apparently, Hebrew National doesn’t really “answer to a higher authority”, after all.

The company is denying the allegations.

Oy Vey!

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