The last time we wrote about California’s Proposition 65, we noted that Dunkin’ Donuts had cut online sales to California in fear of lawsuits under the overly broad toxics “right-to-know” law. The chain may have had the right idea: A … Continue reading
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is taking to America’s courts to give animals legal “rights.” You might remember the utterly frivolous lawsuit filed by PETA against Sea World, which argued that the park’s famed killer whales were … Continue reading
Genetically modified (GM) food may have the potential to feed an ever-growing world population, but it just can’t catch a break from activist scaremongering. Combine misinformed propaganda with trial lawyers who want to diversify their income out of the ambulance-chasing business, and food … Continue reading
It’s been a few years since America’s pork producers suffered a sustained deluge of failed lawsuits from Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s Waterkeeper Alliance, but that doesn’t mean that the group hasn’t been busy making life difficult for the families that … Continue reading
Trial attorneys have hoped for the better part of a decade that food companies could be the next deep-pocketed targets for fat-headed lawsuit campaigns. And, despite legal defeats, they still hope for an obese payday. The latest ploy is to … Continue reading
For some time
, a favorite claim
of the self-anointed “food police” has been that food companies are no different than drug dealers in getting Americans hooked on addictive substances. Bloomberg
is the latest news agency to claim that “Fatty Foods as Addictive as Cocaine in...
We’ve been following the campaign
that animal rights groups have been waging for nearly a decade
in federal court against Feld Entertainment, parent company of the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus. Animal rights activist groups claimed that the world’s largest circus was abusing elephants,
New York Times
food columnist Mark Bittman started off his Saturday column with promise
. He acknowledged that it’s “just plain wrong” to assume that fast food is cheaper than homecooked healthy meals – a fact we’ve pointed out as well
, even if picking up dinner is occasionally...
When law students resort to suing their alma mater
, it may signal a weak employment market for the litigiously inclined. Unfortunately, some California lawyers have been putting their degrees to use in another creative but abusive way: bounty-hunting under Proposition 65, the state’s toxic “right-to-know” law....
, 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...