Archive: Sep 2006

CCF To NYC: Drop The Trans Fat Hysteria

Tuesday’s announcement that the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene would consider forcibly expunging trans fats from restaurants all over the Big Apple…
Posted September 29, 2006 at 12:00 am

Putting More Critters In Harm’s Way, Animal-Rights-Style

We told you last week about a disturbing pattern of animals turning up dead after pious animal “rights” activists intervene in the natural order of things. We didn’t…
Posted September 28, 2006 at 12:00 am

Trans Fat: Fact And Fiction

As we told you yesterday, the fight between advocates of consumer freedom and the nanny state’s henchmen is coming to a head in New York City, as local…
Posted September 28, 2006 at 12:00 am

When Bad News is Good News: The Spinach Story

The media frenzy surrounding the recent spinach-related E. coli infections has begun to die down. It’s certainly a good thing that the causes, effects, and geographical origins of the illness…
Posted September 27, 2006 at 12:00 am

Fat Proposals Saturate Big Apple With Paternalism

Everything’s bigger in New York — especially the government. That was the message sent by the city’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene when that august agency announced…
Posted September 27, 2006 at 12:00 am

Here Come The Animal Activists. Hide the Bug Spray.

In the latest example of just how far off society’s fringes the animal rights movement has strayed, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has declared its objection…
Posted September 26, 2006 at 12:00 am

Animal Rights Protest: Lie Down For A While

Capitalizing on the ability of twenty-somethings to remain motionless for prolonged periods of time, a horde of animal rights groups — including People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals…
Posted September 25, 2006 at 12:00 am

Who Will Save The Animals From The Activists?

For a movement that claims to value animals on a par with people, animal-rights radicals sure have been killing a lot of fish. Police in Oban,…
Posted September 21, 2006 at 12:00 am

Scaremongering Academic Needs A Little More Schooling

In an op-ed hitting newspapers on both coasts, San Francisco State University professor Ramon Castellblanch penned a particularly pernicious piece of opinion journalism blaming “…
Posted September 20, 2006 at 12:00 am

Yet Another Reason To Ignore Lab-Coated Animal Zealots

To hear the misnamed Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) tell it, serving meat, cheese or milk to children is virtually criminal. The group calls school lunches “weapons…
Posted September 19, 2006 at 12:00 am