North Americans are obsessed with bacon, but The World Health Organization recently added bacon and other processed meats to their group 1 category list of cancer causing agents, putting it side by side with smoking and asbestos. Which is a problem for most Americans, who have become bacon crazed over the past century. American's enjoy bacon for every meal and according to a national payment processing system, bacon is the most popular item added to our meals. But where did America's bacon obsession come from?
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Read more about the World Health Organization's announcement:
Discovery News: Why Is Processed Meat So Dangerous?
New York Times: Meat is Linked to Higher Cancer Risk