Episode 4: Sausage and BaconFood, New Zealand, Science|2009|23:12
Processed meat can make for a convenient meal, but how much of it is really meat? And what else is in it? Much of our bacon and ham is made from cheap pork injected with growth hormones. How can we tell the good pork from the bad? For the first time, recent research links eating processed meats to increased risks of colon cancer. How much meat is safe to eat, and are there any types we should avoid?