The Most (POM) Wonderful Time of the Year?
(December 22nd, 2006)
Since September, animal rights extremists including People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and the terrorism-minded Animal Liberation Front have been campaigning against POM Wonderful -- a popular pomegranate juice company based in Los Angeles. Their gripe: POM commissions medical research using rats...
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Infected Lettuce? Blowhard Activists? Zap’em Both
(December 21st, 2006)
Food fascists coast to coast have been quick to place the blame for this year's E.coli outbreaks on their usual public punching bags -- the federal government, "big business," and modern agriculture. Obscured in the finger-pointing frenzy is the fact that the real culprit is in the...
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Quote Of The Week
(December 20th, 2006)
At the behest of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), pop star "Pink" is weighing in against Australian sheep farmers who trim their animals' skin (in an operation called "mulesing") to protect them from painful insect infestations. But Pink, best known for her...
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Trans Fat Spiral Widens
(December 20th, 2006)
The bandwagon's getting more crowded every day. We told you last week that the New York City trans fat ban has been spreading like a grease wildfire, and the flames keep rising. The Palm Springs Desert Sun reports that California Assemblywoman Bonnie Garcia has...
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Next PETA Spokesman: O.J. Simpson?
(December 19th, 2006)
If mom was right, and you are "known by the company you keep," the animal rights nuts at People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) have a serious identity problem. The Denver Post reports that before he resigned amid accusations of soliciting prostitutes and...
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Make Sure Santa Gives Gifts, Not Lawsuits
(December 18th, 2006)
When Santa comes down the chimney, he can't help but drink the milk and eat the cookies kids leave out for him. Sadly, in this litigious age, he may leave behind one extra Christmas present -- a fat lawsuit for contributing to his bowl-full-of-jelly gut. read more here »

NYC Trans Fat Ban To Spread Like Grease Wildfire
(December 15th, 2006)
Since the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene outrageously took it upon itself to regulate trans fat out of the Big Apple's restaurants, the idea has caught on with a host of other lawmakers and political appointees who apparently have nothing better to...
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Judge Deals Second Blow To Anti-Meat Crusaders
(December 14th, 2006)
A full-court press from the animal rights zealots at the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) was stopped in its tracks this month ... again. On Sunday, New York Judge Denny Chin threw out PCRM's demand for warning labels on Atkins diet products. The plaintiff...
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You Can Take Our Cupcakes When You Pry Them From Our Cold, Frosting-Coated Hands
(December 12th, 2006)
In an age when entire cities ban common food ingredients, is it any wonder that cupcakes are getting trampled too? Tired of the treats being crushed by Big Government as urged by the Center for Science in the Public Interest and its activist ilk, parents at one...
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Trans Fat Crusaders Receive A Hefty Helping Of Dissent
(December 11th, 2006)
In an unprecedented act of legislative hubris and consumer condescension, New York City's Board of Health and Mental Hygiene banned trans fat from the city's restaurants last Wednesday. Big-government types across the country have flocked to the nearest microphone in hopes of inspiring copycats...
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