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AdBeet: “Hot Dogs Cause Butt Cancer” Part 2

March 16, 2012


I recently posted about a billboard in Chicago that uses the bold print “Hot Dogs Cause Butt Cancer” to advertise the link between processed meat and colorectal cancer. The post discussed how health ads were getting blunter and gorier, as shown in the current legal battle over the FDA’s proposal for repulsive photos on cigarette […]

AdBeet: “Hot Dogs Cause Butt Cancer”

March 13, 2012


This billboard is causing a stir in Chicago this week, prompting “Frank talk about hot dogs, cancer” as the Chicago Tribune puts it. The billboard, placed along the Eisenhower Expressway, is sponsored by the¬†Physicians¬†Committee for Responsible Medicine and is meant to promote awareness about the link between processed meats and colorectal cancer risk. It’s definitely […]