One of the tenets of the animal-rights and environmentalist gospel is that meat production has an overwhelmingly negative impact on the environment beyond that of the rest of modern society. It pops up in the anti-agriculture “Meatless Monday” campaign, animal-rights … Continue reading
While most Americans celebrated Independence Day by tossing hamburgers on the grill, cheese on the fixings table and leather baseballs to each other, animal rights and radical environmental activists celebrated by demanding all three pastimes be banned for the planet … Continue reading
National Public Radio is airing a series this week on “The Making of Meat-Eating America.” And as sure as the sun rises, there is much excited muttering about how eating all that meat is killing the planet. Morning Edition warns … Continue reading
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
Mark Bittman, the arch-food snob of The New York Times online op-ed section, came out with another doozy of a column this week. Calling for Americans to become “heroes” in the fight against global warming by giving up–or at least … Continue reading
We predicted that the unscientific, hysterical calls to remove finely textured beef–tarred as “pink slime” in the media—would result in higher hamburger prices and no benefits to food safety or sustainability. The early results of the scare, as reported by … Continue reading
It’s been a busy week here at the Center for Consumer Freedom. We’ve been smashing scare stories about meat and the environment. We’ve been pointing out “organic” hypocrisy. And we’ve been calling out the dirty secret of People for the … Continue reading
The current foodie movement villain of the week is ground beef, specifically boneless lean beef trimmings (which they call “pink slime”). What are boneless lean beef trimmings? Well, they’re beef, removed from the bones of a cow using a machine … Continue reading
The radical Humane Society of the United States
(HSUS) can’t seem to go a day without lecturing the 99 percent of the country that doesn’t share its vegan agenda
. This time, its corporate “outreach” manager is promoting
an NPR report
that says that, among other...
With a name like the “Humane Society” of the United States (HSUS), most people immediately think of puppies and kittens – not eggs and chickens. However, judging by how much HSUS has patted itself on the back for its impending deal with United Egg Producers (UEP)
, you’d think...