More on that steak that your planning to eat for supper tonight

March 19, 2012 at 11:16 am Leave a comment

The American Meat Institute was among the first to dispute the findings. In a statement issued Monday, the industry group criticized the Harvard study for “relying on notoriously unreliable self-reporting about what was eaten and obtuse methods to apply statistical analysis to the data.”

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Americans eat less beef today. The intake peaked in 1976 with a per capita consumption of 89 pounds. By 2000, the amount dropped to 64 pounds, as chicken consumption rose swiftly, to 50 pounds.

Read more: http://www.vancouversun.com/life/fashion-beauty/meat+mortality+study+leaves+many+carnivores+unfazed/6312793/story.html#ixzz1pa07XxbU

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