PETA Slam-Dunks Dietary Choices
(May 31st, 2000)
A member of the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) assaulted USDA Secretary Dan Glickman with a tofu cream pie as he began to address the National Nutrition Summit yesterday. PETA was there to protest the inclusion of meat in the dietary guidelines. Continue reading...
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All Milked Out
(May 31st, 2000)
Apparently having realized that no one was buying his outrageous anti-choice argument, Robert Cohen, the infamous "Not Milk Man," has ended his hunger strike protesting the sale of genetically engineered milk. Continue reading
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Attacking Food Using The Tobacco Model
(May 30th, 2000)
The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) placed an ad in newspapers today claiming high-fat, high-calorie foods "kill as many Americans as tobacco." As we have warned, CSPI and other anti-choice nannies are using the tobacco model to attack fast-food restaurants and are taking advantage of the...
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Unbiased Guidelines?
(May 30th, 2000)
The radical animal rights group, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM), continues to decry the government's new dietary guidelines because of supposed catering "to the meat and dairy lobbies." What PCRM doesn't tell you about its new "alternative" dietary guidelines is that they were created not by a...
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Not Too Sweet On CSP!
(May 26th, 2000)
The Sugar Association blasts the anti-choice nannies from the CSPI: "An organization calling itself the 'Center for Science in the Public Interest' cannot repeatedly misuse science and issue misleading statements in its attempts to influence public policy without being held accountable. It's time for CSPI to begin to live...
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Blindly Attcking Progress
(May 26th, 2000)
Anti-biotechnology terrorists again have destroyed what they think were genetically engineered crops at the USDA's Agricultural Research Service Western Regional Research Center at the University of California. The radical Luddites say, "If a facility conducts GE crop research, yet won't disclose the locations to the public, then we...
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Advancing The Nannies
(May 25th, 2000)
Summit Agenda Food columnist Nancy Anderson sees the National Nutrition Summit as a great opportunity for nannies to get a stranglehold on restaurants and food producers. *The bad guys are restaurants and pre-packaged food producers who are offering ever larger servings of food. * Since eating out has increased...
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Summing Up The Summit
(May 25th, 2000)
Ramping up to the National Nutrition Summit next week, USA Today surveys the nation's leading food nannies, who not coincidentally are also panel moderators. Continue reading
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Every Dog Has Its Day In Court?
(May 24th, 2000)
The Los Angeles Times reports on disturbing developments in "animal law." The Times says the success of animal rights lawyers "is beginning to worry those who fear that it could eventually result in higher legal status for all animals, including those used for research and food production." As we've...
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Spinning Sales Volume To Blame Restaurants
(May 23rd, 2000)
A new study on obesity -- published in American Journal of Clinical Nutrition -- claims that restaurant sales growth and the marketing of large-portion meals may be to blame for "America's overweight epidemic." The study's release is intended to give "perspective" to next week's National Nutrition Summit which will...
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