Beef Industry Reacts to Cancer Report

Randall Weiseman General

The World Cancer Research Fund/American Institute for Cancer Research released a report Wednesday entitled “Food, Nutrition and the Prevention of Cancer:  A Global Perspective.” The report links red & processed meat with cancer, which resulted in swift reaction by many in the beef and overall meat industry. Below are reactions to this report from those in the industry here in the Southeast.

AL Report Listen To mp3 (1:15 mp3) with Dr. Billy Powell of the Alabama Cattlemen’s Association

FL Report Listen To mp3 (2:00 mp3) with Chad Carr, University of Florida Extension Meat Specialist

GA Report Listen To mp3 (1:30 mp3) with Julie Watson of the Georgia Beef Board

The beef checkoff has more information on this report at