Archive: Jun 2004

Food Cops Not Cooking With The Joy Of Truth

Food cops never miss a chance to blame the so-called “obesity epidemic” on an illusory “toxic food environment.” Never letting the facts get in the…
Posted June 29, 2004 at 12:00 am

The Great Obesity Con-sensus

While those who profit from the so-called "obesity epidemic" insist that health experts have reached absolute "consensus" on the health risks posed by a high body-mass index…
Posted June 28, 2004 at 12:00 am

Hypocritical Food Cops Preach ‘Integrity,’ Part II

We told you yesterday that the food cops at the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) will soon host their second "Integrity in…
Posted June 25, 2004 at 12:00 am

Hypocritical Food Cops Preach ‘Integrity’, Part I

An expert panel from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has spoken, and it's bad news for the self-described "food cops" at the Center for…
Posted June 24, 2004 at 12:00 am

Fast Food Attack With A Side Of Marketing Restrictions

Fat tax advocate and obesity researcher David Ludwig is at it again. He has published yet another study blaming fast food for childhood obesity — and…
Posted June 23, 2004 at 12:00 am

Quote of the Week

It’s clear from last week’s Earth Liberation Front arson in Utah and the recent arrest of seven SHAC (Stop Huntington Animal Cruelty) militants that animal-rights violence…
Posted June 22, 2004 at 12:00 am

No Increase In Obesity Numbers, Despite Panicky Headlines

“Obesity Epidemic Continues Unabated,” read the headline in Forbes. “U.S. Obesity Remains at Alarming Levels,” screams USA Today. More than 150 media outlets reported…
Posted June 21, 2004 at 12:00 am

Quote Of The Week

San Diego Center for Molecular Agriculture director Maarten Chrispeels put organic myth-making under the microscope in a San Diego Union-Tribune op-ed this week, and he doesn’t like what…
Posted June 18, 2004 at 12:00 am

Arsonists Terrorize Utah, PETA Pays The Bills

“It appears this is the latest of a series of attacks perpetrated by militant extremists who believe they can advance their extreme agenda by destroying lives and jobs.” Those are…
Posted June 17, 2004 at 12:00 am

SMORGASBORD: Stories You Might Have Missed

While our daily headlines provide an in-depth look at the biggest stories related to anti-consumer food and beverage activism, there are dozens more that we simply can’t get to. Here’s…
Posted June 16, 2004 at 12:00 am