Archive: Feb 2002

Glossing Over Schlosser

Copley News Service ran a puff piece on Fast Food Nation author Eric Schlosser this week, letting the muckraking meat-basher rant about everything from meatpacking to immigration policy. Schlosser sounds…
Posted February 28, 2002 at 12:00 am

Today Starbucks, Tomorrow The World

“If activists get Starbucks to ‘surrender’ and dump all food that includes bio-ingredients, the really big fish — food suppliers like Kraft and the national grocery chains — will…
Posted February 28, 2002 at 12:00 am

No Bones About It

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM), an animal-rights front group with ties to violent extremists, now advises parents that the best way to promote strong bones in…
Posted February 26, 2002 at 12:00 am

Eco-Terror: A Real Danger

The top story on ABC News’s website today highlights the Center for Consumer Freedom’s efforts to reveal the clear and present danger of animal-rights and environmental domestic…
Posted February 26, 2002 at 12:00 am

Bass Bashers

As we reported last week, anti-food activists have launched a campaign to “convince” grocery stores to stop selling Chilean sea bass, a popular seafood selection picked by Bon Appetit…
Posted February 25, 2002 at 12:00 am

Prevailing Tides?

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette says the “Tides Center does routine business for nonprofits” like taking care of distracting day-to-day operations. But Tides, which has just opened a Pittsburgh branch,…
Posted February 25, 2002 at 12:00 am

News From The Front

The War on Fat rages on. The latest dispatches from the front lines: World War: The once “exclusively ‘Western’ disease” of obesity has become…
Posted February 25, 2002 at 12:00 am

PETA Makes The Paper

“Remember the ‘Got Prostate Cancer’ billboard of Rudy Giuliani,” part of PETA’s campaign against dairy products, The Wall Street Journal asks this morning. “Well, today the PETA folks find themselves…
Posted February 22, 2002 at 12:00 am

Pork Patrol Invades Florida

Anti-meat activists are planning to invade Florida. They are using the Internet to rally forces, and raise funds to transport them, to Florida to join "corps of volunteers…
Posted February 21, 2002 at 12:00 am

Cruel Beans?

First they came for the coffee beans. Now, it’s the cocoa beans. Global Exchange and other “fair trade” activists are taking on candy, targeting Mars, Hershey, See’s,…
Posted February 21, 2002 at 12:00 am