29 Jul '11, 6pm

Average person eats 32 POUNDS of processed pork a year. More coverage of our hot dog health risk billboard:

Wait a second. Let me do some math here. The average person eats 32 pounds a year. 32 pounds is 14336 grams. That works out to 39.2 grams per day - so the average person eats LESS than the threshold in the study to begin with. Is it a good idea to eat a hot dog every day? Of course not. But this article recommends eliminating your intake completely - and the evidence they present doesn't even support the average daily consumption to be dangerous. Huh?.

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/food/healthy-eating/blogs/should-hot-d...

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