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Feedback at 5:00: Processed Meats Linked to Cancer

The World Health Organization released a new report today, suggesting processed meats, like hot dogs, holiday hams and sausage can cause cancer.

It also says that red meat could be a contributing factor in developing forms of the disease.     

The World Health Organization’s cancer group classifies processed meats as “carcinogenic to humans" — that’s in the same category as cigarettes, with the potential to cause colon cancer.

Red meat was classified as "probably carcinogenic to humans."

The meat industry calls the report biased and misleading.

Will these new findings change your eating habits?     

It’s today’s Feedback at 5:00.