IFA warns against overreaction to meat report

The Irish Farmers Association is warning against an overreaction to new research linking some meats to cancer. IFA Farmers logo The HSE is to review the study by the World Health Organisation, which classifies processed and red meats as ‘carcinogenic to humans’. It says there is a clear link between eating too much processed meat and bowel cancer and that red meat is a likely cause of some cancers. IFA President, Eddie Downey, says advisories have been issued about other foods in the past that have since been reversed: [audio_player src=”http://media.radiokerry.ie/mediamanager/embed/audio/47593/medium/”]