Scientist Who Discredited Meat Guidelines Didn’t Report Past Food Industry Ties

Scientist who discredited meat guidelines didn't report past food industry ties. (AP)

A surprising new study challenged decades of nutrition advice and gave consumers the green light to eat more red and processed meat. But what the study didn’t say is that its lead author has past research ties to the meat and food industry.

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Eat Less Red Meat, Scientists Said. Now Some Believe That Was Bad Advice. – The New York Times

The evidence is too weak to justify telling individuals to eat less beef and pork, according to new research. The findings “erode public trust,” critics said.