One might think that James Lovelock, founder of the Gaia theory (a holistic biology which views Earth as a living organism) might be the greenest of the "Greens." However, in his just-published book Dr. Lovelock says "too many Greens are not just ignorant of science, they hate science." He likens these activists to "some global over-anxious mother figure who is so concerned about small risks that she ignores the real dangers."
The Fear Marketeers are holding a press conference today in Washington DC, this time in an attempt to capitalize on a recent report from the Maharishi University's Genetic ID. For more information about what's really behind this fear campaign, check out this report.
The New York Times sets the record straight on milk. Despite all the nanny warnings about the dangers of drinking it, the Times says: "In addition to building bones, the calcium and other components in milk may help to prevent hypertension (and, thus, heart disease and stroke) and cancers of the breast and colon. Milk is also a good source of other vital nutrients, including vitamins A and D, riboflavin, protein, phosphorus and the trace elements copper, zinc and manganese."
Who fights against the food cops, health care enforcers, vegetarian activists, anti-tobacco forces and bureaucrats who tell others what's good for them? The Center For Consumer Freedom does. Read about us in today's Washington Times.
The American Council on Science and Health's Ruth Kava attacks the Center for Science in the Public Interest's campaign to force labeling for products that contain added sugars. Kava says, "Labeling foods or ingredients as 'good' or 'bad' is simply an unhealthy red herring - it is quite possible to avoid added sugars and still have a poor diet!"