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There has been a recent spate of studies asserting that meat is bad for you, eggs are bad for you and statins cure everything.

Death by Committee

The World Health Organization (WHO) takes up a political cudgel with which to kill people.4713747928_cb494a54a3_z

Recently the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), an arm of WHO, met and “assessed more than 800 epidemiological studies that investigated the association of cancer with consumption of red meat or processed meat in many countries, from several continents, with diverse ethnicities and diets.” That sounds good; even science like. By the way “red meat” was understood to be “beef, veal, pork, lamb, mutton, horse, or goat meat.” And…”processed meats contain pork or beef, but might also contain other red meats, poultry, offal (eg, liver), or meat byproducts such as blood.”