- Principles of Chemistry I: Honors
Fall 2017, Unique 50135
Extra Credit Assignment 2
one year ago, the World Health Organization (WHO) classified
processed meat as a class 1 carcinogen, putting things like hot
dogs and bacon in the same category as tobacco smoke, asbestos,
and arsenic. Unlike other recent carcinogen classifications (like
tanning beds, another recent addition to the list), the WHO's
action on processed meat has been widely debated in both the
scientific and popular press. In approximately 1 typed page,
summarize the WHO's reasoning for this classification and your
understanding of the reason this action has been greated with such
Clearly cite all your references. If your reference is a web page, cite the page's url address and the day you accessed it.
You will receive up to 5 points of credit for a thorough and critical discussion of this topic.
Your response is due at the beginning of class on Tuesday, 7 November 2017.