This is a hot news topic at the moment (October 2015). For those who live additive free, this news will not be of huge concern. We have avoided processed meats for years due to the presence of nitrate and sulphite preservatives and also often the inclusion of MSG or equivalent. The problem with these foods are not just long term cancer issues, they are short term issues with gastrointestinal ailments, skin irritations, fatigue, headaches, congestion and asthma complications (thanks Chemical Maze).
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