AFP
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3 minute read
20 Dec 2019
4:12 pm

Processed meat treated with nitrites carries a higher risk of cancer

AFP

The researchers believe that a distinction should now be made to show the different risks posed by nitrite-treated and nitrite-free processed meat.

New research suggests that nitrites used in processed meats are linked with a higher risk of colorectal cancer. © nschatzi / Istock.com

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