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The Irish Farmers Association is warning against an overreaction to new research linking some meats to cancer.
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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: