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We have a real treat for today's Food Friday as the show is all about bacon! Cookbook authors Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough are in the studio to discuss this breakfast staple and answer your questions. WAMC's Ray Graf hosts.

Sean Philpott-Jones: Let Them Eat Bacon!

Nov 5, 2015

That Earth-shattering noise that you heard last week was the sound of a billion bacon-lovers, myself included, screaming out in agony after the World Health Organization (WHO) classified processed meats as a definite human carcinogen and also classified red meat as a probable human carcinogen. After newspapers proclaimed that eating bacon was as dangerous as smoking cigarettes -- one such headline in the Guardian, a British newspaper, proclaimed that "Processed Meats Rank Alongside Smoking as Cancer Cause" -- carnivores around the world were left wondering if they would need to give up their beloved meaty treats.