Archive: Jan 2007

PETA Trial, Day 7

It looks like PETA’s lawyers don’t quite understand what the defense’s witnesses are supposed to do. So, as a service to PETA’s legal brain trust, we’re publicly providing this…
Posted January 31, 2007 at 12:00 am

Waging War On The Fruit Front

The latest faction of food police to step forward and offer to save consumers from themselves is the Strategic Alliance for Health Food and Activity Environments (SAHFAE). This group –…
Posted January 31, 2007 at 12:00 am

PETA Trial, Day 5 and 6

Prosecutors in the PETA animal cruelty trial wrapped up their side of the case yesterday afternoon. And so far the defense team’s witnesses have done little to contest the…
Posted January 30, 2007 at 12:00 am

It’s Cartoon Monday!

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Posted January 29, 2007 at 12:00 am

PETA Trial, Day 4

As the PETA animal cruelty trial steams ahead, things are looking worse and worse for the defense. Lawyers for PETA employees Adria Hinkle and Andrew Cook have done little to…
Posted January 26, 2007 at 12:00 am

PETA Trial, Day 3

"Adria and Andy were simply doing their jobs to euthanize the animals." That’s Blair Brown — a lawyer for one of two PETA employees on trial for felony animal…
Posted January 25, 2007 at 12:00 am

PETA Trial, Day 2

With the jury selection process complete, the animal-cruelty trial of two employees of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) kicked into high gear today.Yesterday’s big news was that…
Posted January 24, 2007 at 12:00 am

Make Mine Two Oranges

On January 18th the California Center for Public Health Advocacy (CCPHA) released a report lamenting the high ratio of inexpensive and convenient food outlets to farmers markets and grocery…
Posted January 24, 2007 at 12:00 am

PETA Trial, Day 1

After a day and half of pre-trial wrangling, oral arguments are scheduled to commence at 3:30pm today in the case of two employees of the People for the Ethical…
Posted January 23, 2007 at 12:00 am

The Gospel According to Glassner

Every day, new nutrition and health information saturates magazine racks, bookshelves, and news reports. Heralding the food police anthem "According to the latest study…" advocacy groups cite this unremitting…
Posted January 23, 2007 at 12:00 am