Opinion Comment

Friday 24 November 2017

Niamh Horan: After cancer claims, will our love affair with meat come to an end?

The World Health Organisation has warned meat causes cancer but do we love it too much to give up, asks Niamh Horan

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Niamh Horan

Niamh Horan

Becoming a vegetarian is a big missed steak. So reads a sign outside a popular Dublin butchers.

The quirky post was in response to the growing number of health experts advising against the amount and type- of meat we are eating.

They say it is sending more and more of us to the cancer wards. We can't say we didn't know. We were first warned seven years ago by the World Research Cancer Fund.

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