Archive: Dec 2001

Britain Falls To Extremists

If you doubt the power of animal rights extremists to forcibly limit our food options, look no further than Huntingdon Life Sciences (HLS). The company, which researches crop improvement methods…
Posted December 27, 2001 at 12:00 am

The Benefits Of Biotech

“Genetically improved foods are “as safe as other supermarket foods.” That’s the conclusion of a biochemist and biotechnologist who studied the introduction of four new genetically improved crops…
Posted December 27, 2001 at 12:00 am

The Threat To Our Food

“American farmers, processors and consumers have long taken comfort in the relative safety of the nation’s food supply,” Reuters reports. “As with so many aspects of life in the United…
Posted December 27, 2001 at 12:00 am

Bove Behind Bars

“Jose Bove, you destroyed a field of genetically improved crops! What are you going to do now?” “I’m going to jail!” Bove, the French anti-technology militant who led attacks…
Posted December 26, 2001 at 12:00 am

Beating Up On Biotech

“Nice farm you got there. Hate to see anything bad happen to it.” That’s the basic message of a new briefing paper released by the…
Posted December 20, 2001 at 12:00 am

See You Later, Babe

Actor James Cromwell appeared in court Monday on charges stemming from his arrest at a Virginia Wendy’s restaurant this summer. Seems Cromwell, who became an animal rights activist…
Posted December 19, 2001 at 12:00 am

ALF’s ‘Twelve Months of Terror’

In the spirit of the holidays, we have taken a recent release from the animal rights terrorists at the Animal Liberation Front (ALF) and given it a…
Posted December 19, 2001 at 12:00 am

The Numbers Game

In a letter to The Washington Times last week, Christopher Horner of the Competitive Enterprise Institute blows the lid off the environmentalist/anti-consumer movement. “In truth, most if…
Posted December 18, 2001 at 12:00 am

An Organic Paper Tiger

How does pro-organic hype grow? Sometimes from the smallest seed. An innocuous news item appeared last week under the headline “Is Organic Better?” The piece notes, “According to the journal…
Posted December 18, 2001 at 12:00 am

What’s So Funny?

If you stopped by the site today looking for our usual Friday cartoon, sorry -- there's been too much activist funny business this week to take a break. But we hope after seeing the sort of news we publish each weekday, you'll bookmark this site and return often. And, if you really need that Cartoon Friday fix, click on over to our cartoon index.
Posted December 14, 2001 at 12:00 am