Oregon meat industry says take the news that bacon, red meat cause cancer with a grain of salt

October 27, 2015 12:03 PM

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The bacon maple donut, a Portland staple in the "bacon in everything" movement that has propelled the breakfast protein to near-cult status, is definitively a cancer risk, according to the World Health Organization.

But the Oregon food processing and meat industries quickly responded to the news, discounting the impact of the report.

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