Today the nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) criticized Michael Moss’ new book, Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us, which argues that food companies are making products that generate heroin-like addiction compulsion behaviors. Moss argues companies are working … Continue reading
Santa Claus is coming to town, and millions of caroling, tree-trimming Americans are more than ready to leave out cookies and milk for the jolly old soul. But in today’s overlitigated society, every season ‘tis the season for a costly … Continue reading
By: J. Justin Wilson Newspaper:The Courier-Journal Thanks to a combination of economic hardship and a proliferation of cooking shows, home cooking is back. A Harris poll found that 71 percent of Americans are cooking at home more. That would surely … Continue reading
By: J. Justin Wilson Newspaper: The Birmingham News When you consider the massive amounts of food that some Olympians eat, feeding the Olympic Games looks like a titanic task. The numbers are staggering: Organizers expect to prepare over 220,000 pounds of … Continue reading
By: J. Justin Wilson Newspaper: The Washington Times Isn’t part of being an adult having the ability to choose? You know, such as whether you want to nosh on shish kabob, burgers, or hot dogs at your July 4th cookout? Most people … Continue reading
, a subsidiary of the Center for Consumer Freedom, released a new report shining the spotlight on one of the most deceptive groups in Washington, DC: Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington
(CREW). In the media, CREW positions itself as a “nonpartisan watchdog” organization that...
We thought we’d have to search far and wide this week to find something more ridiculous than the Maryland county government that fined a group of kids $500
for running an unlicensed lemonade stand. (They were raising money for pediatric cancer research
.) But three times zones away, big-city lawmakers could soon demonstrate...
The short answer, of course, is nothing
. “Locavorism” is a social movement dedicated to limiting a would-be chef’s food options to what is grown “in season” and can be found within 100 miles. If you’re into devolving your diet and abandoning “globavore” eating (is that a word?), it’s entirely...
In a federal lawsuit filed last Thursday, three sugar companies allege that the Corn Refiners Association’s ongoing efforts to rename high fructose corn syrup as exactly what it is—corn sugar—constitutes false advertising. We don’t often agree with food blogger and nutritionist Marion Nestle
, but when someone of her...
Irreverent celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain has no reservations about a lot of things
, including “adult Americans’ right to eat themselves to death.” That might be a little extreme, but it hints at Bourdain’s worldview with respect to food
. We caught a glimpse of that last night during...