There was a time in the past when the meat industry enthusiastically stated: “Eat pork, the other white meat.” Red meat, predominantly beef, was beginning to get a bad health reputation, so the pork industry was distancing itself from beef and attempting to capitalize on beef’s challenges. It was also attempting to ally with chicken and turkey, referred to as white meats. However, such an alliance is far from legitimate. Consuming pork can kill you. Aside from avoiding cancer-causing nitrates and nitrites that may be found in any type of processed meats, see what else pork has in store of you.