Annals of Internal Medicine Red Meat Reports Had No Ties To Industry Funding

On the author disclosure forms accompanying recent related articles on red and processed meat consumption and health outcomes (1–6), Bradley Johnston did not indicate a grant from Texas A&M AgriLife Research to fund investigator-driven research related to saturated and polyunsaturated fats.

This funding is for work in the field of nutrition and the start of funding period was within the 36-month reporting period required in Section 3 of the disclosure form of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE). Dr. Johnston has updated his disclosure form to include this research funding and also to note funding received from the International Life Science Institute (North America) that ended before the 36-month ICMJE reporting period. The corrected disclosure forms now accompany the articles