Bacon-Wrapped Cancer

Published by Michelle Kretzer.

Perhaps cancer walks should wind through bacon festivals and participants should carry placards denouncing them. The World Health Organization (WHO) has confirmed what the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine and others have said for a long time: that eating bacon, hot dogs, ham, and other processed meats causes cancer. These findings show that processed meats are cancer-causing, just as cigarettes and asbestos are. WHO also noted that red meat, including beef, pork, and lamb, is likely carcinogenic. Yes, it is!

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So while the purveyors of bacon sundaes, bacon cocktails, bacon cupcakes, and bacon-wrapped-everything-under-the-sun should be well, red, PETA wants to help people who fell victim to the bacon craze go green. We’re offering a free vegan starter kit to anyone ready to ward off cancer as well as a slew of other health issues. We’ll also tell you where to find some excellent fakin’ bacon.

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind