"The World Health Organisation has retracted a study that revealed a connection between bowel cancer and Bacon after an alert staff member discovered that the doctor presenting the results was actually two pigs dressed up in a long white lab coat." source- the unaustralian.net
All joking aside, the LA Time reports "We journalists have generally done a poor job of explaining in these kinds of stories — the reports on how a certain habit increases risk by 20%, while another reduces risk by 15% — the difference between relative risk and absolute risk. The chances might be higher, but where the public is often left in the dark is: higher than what?"
Read more here: http://www.latimes.com/opinion/opinion-la/la-ol-bacon-risk-20151030-story.html