We mentioned in passing the corporate campaign by the animal rights activists in lab-coats at the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) against Wayne State University last year, but since then the case has become more curious and scarier. PCRM accused a Wayne State … Continue reading
The radical Waterkeeper Alliance, no stranger to dubious lawsuits, might soon find itself neck-deep in chicken litter. The group, run by the “very reckless” Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. — you might remember him for his dangerous claims against childhood vaccines — is slated to go to trial next week in its war … Continue reading
You want to eat only “local” food? Go for it. Just don’t tell us about how you’re saving Mother Earth. You’re not. USA Today tells us that you’ll be able to brag about how trendy you are, but that’s about it. Despite all the hype about … Continue reading
We’ve released a blistering new report over at HumaneWatch that you need to check out today. “Deceptive Fundraising Practices of the Humane Society of the United States” is an in-depth look into the ways that HSUS misleads the public and … Continue reading
In his latest New York Times
column, professional food alarmist Mark Bittman asks whether it’s time to boycott tuna, depending on the success or failure of a new Greenpeace campaign asking companies to reduce by-catch from their operations. Greenpeace
is a fringe group described by its own cofounder as “anti-science” and “basically anti-civilization
When the veganism-pushing documentary Forks Over Knives
came out on DVD two weeks ago, it became apparent that this movie would be 2011’s mass-hysteria answer to Food Inc.
And it’s every bit as conspiracy-minded about the food industry.
The movie’s official website boasts that the documentary
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...
Everybody’s (least) favorite environmental zealot group Greenpeace
turns 40 this month. The organization, which started out as a bunch of hippies
protesting nuclear weapons testing, has expanded its scope (and budget) in the decades since, starting scare campaign after scare campaign
in pursuit of its radical philosophy.
In honor of this moment, we’d...
Former Vice President Al Gore
is well known for his advocacy work on climate-change issues. But a new interview with Gore is making waves—and not just for his comparison of climate-change skeptics to racists
. Politico reports
on Gore’s super-serial
indictment of farming:
"Industrial agriculture is a...
Dr. Joseph Mercola has a lot of strange ideas (like his comparison of chicken nuggets to Silly Putty
), but the Internet’s most famous osteopath couldn’t be more self-servingly wrong in his blog post about fish oil this week.
On FoodConsumer.org, he writes
There are times when supplements can be...