Archive: Mar 2001

Pork Nannies Get Bounced Out Of Court

A North Carolina judge has dismissed a pair of lawsuits brought against the nation’s largest hog producer. The suits had been filed by the Water Keeper Alliance, Robert F. Kennedy,…
Posted March 30, 2001 at 12:00 am

Hey Hey… Ho Ho, These PETA Thugs Have Got To Go

Today is Burger King protest day over at the Washington, DC office of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) … or, as these nutty activists call it, “Thursday.”…
Posted March 29, 2001 at 12:00 am

Oops!

As we’ve told you many times, the number of mad cow disease cases in the United States is very easy to quantify: zip, zilch, zero, nada. In Colorado, the…
Posted March 29, 2001 at 12:00 am

Golden Rice On The Rebound?

Despite predictions of doom and gloom from the likes of Greenpeace and other fear-mongers, Golden Rice – a genetically-improved strain with added vitamin A – is gaining mainstream support. Nobody…
Posted March 28, 2001 at 12:00 am

Two Diseases, One Agenda

Referring to mad-cow and foot-and-mouth diseases, Agriculture Secretary Ann Veneman told the Associated Press yesterday that many Americans are “hearing ‘animal disease’ and they don’t know the difference.” A few…
Posted March 28, 2001 at 12:00 am

More Myths Debunked

If you live near New Concordville, Pennsylvania, you may want to drop in on your new Borders bookstore on April 8th at 2:00 pm. As part of its grand…
Posted March 28, 2001 at 12:00 am

Swimming In Fear

Greenpeace is planning to make Boston ground zero for protest this week, as the International Boston Seafood Show brings together industry bigwigs from 50 states and Europe. Modern science is…
Posted March 27, 2001 at 12:00 am

Don’t Laugh, Or It’ll Come Out Of Your Nose

We told you last month that activists from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) were spreading an anti-milk message directly to Chicago schoolchildren. Now it looks like…
Posted March 27, 2001 at 12:00 am

Mad Cow Update

Yesterday, South Carolina governor Jim Hodges imposed a 15-day moratorium on The Seattle Times is reporting that a Denver hospital spokeswoman, discussing two recent deaths, described Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD)…
Posted March 26, 2001 at 12:00 am

The War On Soda Heats Up

We’ve been telling you about how the peddlers of junk science have tried to connect soft drink consumption with everything from obesity to broken bones. The Food section of today’s…
Posted March 26, 2001 at 12:00 am