Government back peddlesover red meat advice

05 March 1998

Government back peddles
over red meat advice

A GOVERNMENT report leaked in September last year advising consumers to eat no more than 90 grams of red meat a day – equivalent to a quarter pound hamburger – has been toned down. The amended report now says people who eat 90g or less of red meat a day – the current average consumption – need not reduce their intake. People eating a lot more than 90g of red meat a day “might” benefit from a reduction, it says.

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