Statistically Significant Increase in Mortality with Increased Meat Intake (image) American Osteopathic Association Share Print E-Mail Caption Despite variability in the data, the evidence is consistent that increased intake of red meat, especially processed red meat, is associated with increased all-cause mortality. Credit The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association Usage Restrictions Please give credit to the JAOA. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.