The effects of meat on the longevity of humans has been documented before. The late Unvegan Hero Gertrude Baines, once the oldest person in the world, gave credit to bacon. It turns out she may have been onto something big, as centenarian Pearl Cantrell can attest to.
At age 95, Oscar G. Mayer, the meat mogul himself has passed away. He is said to have died of natural causes. Oscar Mayer is one of the great meat-producing companies in the world (although it is now part of Kraft). He and his meat prowess will certainly be missed. Cheer up, though, we still have this:
(via CBS News)
While reading the most recent issue of Newsweek, I came across a full-page ad that simply could not be ignored.
Blogworthy. And why not? Oscar Mayer has always made fantastic meat products. Has a child ever grown up in America without having at least one Oscar Mayer meat on a sandwich? If not, they were truly deprived. They have two of the greatest jingles in television history. And the Wienermobile, a motor vehicle dedicated entirely to the advancement of meat. Who else can say that?