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Processed Meat Carcinogen Warning Labeling

Project by Polygence alum Evie

Processed Meat Carcinogen Warning Labeling

Project's result

Research paper

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Summary

Not enough is being done to address carcinogens in processed meat, which is a problematic discrepancy in comparison to other class one carcinogens. This paper will describe the steps that need to be taken and why. Paper will discuss the following: -Dangers of carcinogens generally, and specifically issues with processed meats -Similar regulations that have been imposed historically -The financial burden of cancer, and specifically cancer caused by processed meats, and how this proposed regulation will lessen these costs -How to enforce this regulation -Sample policy/law text -Arguments against this regulation and why it is still useful in spite of them

Nathan

Nathan

Polygence mentor

JD Juris Doctorate

Subjects

Business, Social Science

Expertise

Education Law, Civil Rights Law, Training, Crisis Response, Title IX

Review of mentor

My mentor was extremely helpful and I couldn't have done this paper without him.

Evie

Evie

Student

Graduation Year

2026

Project review

My mentor was extremely helpful and exceeded my expectations. In addition, this project really got me thinking more about the things I learned in my everyday life, not just in relation to this project.