Nitrite Information

Please refer to the links below that provide factual information about the safety of nitrites in processed meats.

American Meat Institute Statement:

Fact sheet on nitrite sources and nitrite safety:

Informational Video About Sources of Nitrite featuring AMI Foundation President Dr. Randy Huffman:

Information on the U.S. National Toxicology Program Findings that nitrite does NOT cause cancer are included in this article:\\TANQUERAY\M_Conte ntItem&mstr=/M_ContentItem/ZZZ80XEN0IC.html&soc=Medem&srch_typ=NAV_SERCH

Background on the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine: