In October, twenty-two scientists from ten countries met at the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) in Lyon, France, to evaluate the link between processed and red meat and cancer. The result was a highly-publicized press release by the World Health Organization (WHO) declaring processed meat as “carcinogenic to humans” and red meat as “probably carcinogenic to humans.”

Dr. Ede went over the WHO report with a fine tooth comb and can confidently reassure you that there is absolutely no proof that meat of any kind causes cancer in humans or animals. In the spirit of this joyous holiday season,  a poem inspired by the beloved story “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” by the incomparable Dr. Seuss.  Her complete analysis of the report can be found here.