Originally Posted by Stark-O-Rama
Just googled Mesquite and found a ton of info. Here's one brief explanation -
"CAUTION: Smoked foods smoked foods contain polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons which are known carcinogens. Smoked foods are known to be carcinogenic when eaten as a regular part of a person's diet. "
That's just great... I should drop any minute now.
Though I do have to wonder how mankind made it without stoves, propane, etc if that is the case. We've been cooking over fire since we figured out we could.