Processed meat


Beefshi Is Sushi Made of Deli Meat, and I Don’t Know How I Feel

The Double BLT Mega Roll—tomatoes, potato chips, and bacon bits wrapped in rice and roast beef—is definitely chaotic neutral.
Bettina Makalintal
mental health

Beef Jerky and Other Processed Meats Might Be Linked to Manic Episodes

People hospitalized for mania were three times more likely to have recently eaten meats like beef jerky, salami, hot dogs, or bacon.
Shayla Love

Lawsuit Aims to Ban Processed Meat From California School Districts

“We asked schools politely to consider changing their menus to protect children’s health. They ignored the request."
Alex Swerdloff

Should Meat Come with Cancer Warning Labels?

Last week, the Center for Science in the Public Interest published a petition to the USDA requesting that processed meat products bear colorectal cancer warning stickers.
Wyatt Marshall

The Threat of Cancer Isn't Stopping Bacon-Lovers

Despite a damning report from the WHO linking processed meat to cancer, consumers appear to be eating as much bacon as ever.
Munchies Staff

What Would Happen If an Entire Nation Stopped Eating Meat?

We asked leading experts what the landscape and people of Britain would look like if they became vegetarian en masse.
VICE Staff

Brits Are Buying Way Less Bacon After the WHO Said It Can Cause Cancer

UK supermarkets saw a £3 million drop in sales of sausages and bacon following the publication of a World Health Organisation report in October, which branded processed meats as a major carcinogen.
Phoebe Hurst

Italy’s Prosciutto Industry Is Pissed at the WHO’s Report About Meat’s Health Risks

For some nations, and their endeavoring meat manufacturers, the problem seems to lie not in the report itself, but more in what is actually categorized as “processed meat.”
Alex Swerdloff

Bacon Can Cause Cancer But that Doesn't Mean You Have to Stop Eating It

We got to the bottom of the WHO's new classification of processed meats as a carcinogen.
Kaleigh Rogers

Junk Food Is Literally Shrinking Your Brain

A recent study out of Australia has found that people with poor diets tend to have smaller hippocampi, an area of the brain responsible for memory, learning, and mental health.
Munchies Staff
VICE vs Video games

I Went to the Legends of Gaming Event to Watch Famous Gamers You've Probably Never Heard Of

I came for exciting video games and celebrity players. I got a personality void and bags of flavored meat.
Mathew Jones

Men, Bacon Might Be Ruining Your Sperm

A recent study has found that men who eat a lot of processed meats have a significantly lower chance of success when undergoing in vitro fertilization with their partners. Sorry, bacon.
Munchies Staff