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The World Health Organisation has said in a new report that processed meats such as bacon and sausages and red meat can be linked to risks of cancer.
The report form the global organisation has compared risks of eating red and processed meats to with risks associated with smoking. The WHO has said that it its report that it has classified processed meats such as bacon and sausages as "group 1 carcinogens" that includes cigarettes and diesel engine exhaust and has levelledred meat on a lower level as a "probable" carcinogenl that includes other items like weed-killer ingredient glyphosate.
The report advises that earing just 100 grams of red meat raises the risk of cancer by 17 per cent while eating just 50 grams of processed meats increases the risk by 18 per cent. The study said that there is strong evidence showing that the there is a link between eating too much meat andcolorectal cancer, which is the third most common type worldwide.
The study was published by a panel of researchers for the International Agency for Research on Cancer.