The intellectual godfather of the animal rights movement, Peter Singer, co-authored an article in The Washington Post claiming, “To fix the climate, take meat off the menu.” What’s the problem? U.N. negotiators assembled in Brazil for an environmental conference dare … Continue reading
Lost among last week’s brouhaha over Great Nanny of New York Michael Bloomberg’s edict banning large-ish restaurant sodas was another of the tiresome stunts by the misleadingly named—only 10 percent of its members are claimed to be M.D.s—Physicians Committee for … Continue reading
The evangelical vegetarians at Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (despite the name, only 10 percent of its members are medical doctors) have a habit of attacking President Obama and the First Family for their consumer choices. You see, apparently the President and the First Lady appreciate the occasional cheeseburger, and PCRM … Continue reading
We’ve noted before that chocolate milk is both a favorite choice of thirsty schoolchildren and a favorite target of anti-milk and anti-sweets activists. Two stories, one from West Virginia and the other from North Carolina, provide yet more evidence that … Continue reading
You might remember that People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (the ones they don’t kill, anyway) recently sued Sea World, claiming that the park’s famous performing whales were actually slaves. The Daily Show’s Wyatt Cenac made fun of PETA … Continue reading

Laughing at PCRM, Not with PCRM

(January 19th, 2012)
It’s no surprise that the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) is behind the ridiculous new billboards attacking cheese. The two new billboards, located near Albany, NY, show a man’s belly fat and a woman’s thigh fat with the respective captions “Your Abs on Cheese” and “Your Thighs on … Continue reading

Washington, D.C.— The Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) expressed puzzlement and disbelief today after learning that the popular website Facebook has banned the promotion of dairy products.

Facebook’s guidelines state that no promotions are permitted if the “objective is to promote any of the following product categories: gambling,...

Washington, DC – With a lawsuit demanding “warning labels” on all dairy products sold in the District of Columbia, the misnamed Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) ignored good science and common sense, and failed to disclose its connection to other animal-rights activists when opposing dairy consumption by all...
It's not surprising that the misnamed Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) objects to the USDA's new food pyramid and its emphasis on the healthfulness of milk. ("New food pyramid giant step backward," April 27). PCRM is an animal-rights group, not a legitimate medical charity. More than 95 percent...
It's no surprise that Dr. Neal Barnard believes chocolate is addictive, since milk chocolate is the most popular American variety ("Chocolate's dark little secret," Metropolitan, March 22). Dr. Barnard, a career animal-rights activist who is president of both the PETA Foundation and the misnamed Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine,...