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NEWORLEANS - What would spring or summer in America be without a barbecue?

A new Harvard study is raising concerns over consuming processed meats like steak, hamburger, and pork and the risk of pre-mature death.

Because of that 'pink slime' additive in some ground beef products sold in grocery stores across the country, this issue has been on the public's mind lately.

Mackie Shilstone was in the studio with more on that study.

You can get more of Mackie's fitness and nutrition tips on his website.

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