Recalled Pet Food Kills Fewer Animals Than PETA
(March 30th, 2007)
We just came from a fascinating event at the National Press Club in Washington. At noon today, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) vice president Bruce Friedrich did his best to implicate IAMS (a well-known pet food company) in a product recall...
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It’s As Simple As Saying “No”
(March 30th, 2007)
A new study on children's advertising released by the Kaiser Family Foundation has food activists up in arms. And, as usual, some not-so-surprising statistics have spawned invasive policy proposals that completely ignore the role of parents in kids' eating habits.The Kaiser study's major findings are that half of...
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Blame Canada
(March 29th, 2007)
Yesterday Canada's national public health agency adjusted its standards for trace levels of mercury in several kinds of fish. Based on recent science (click here, here, and here) that firmly placed fear of fish in the same category as other irrational phobias, we expected...
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Canadian Headlines, Yesterday’s News
(March 28th, 2007)
Today dozens of Canadian newspapers ran stories on the latest gloomy obesity report. Headlines like "Obesity dooms Canadian children to shorter lifespan" and "Generation XL facing shorter life than their parents" frantically warned readers of the apocalyptic findings by the House of Commons Committee on Health. But...
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Ten Essential Mercury Facts
(March 27th, 2007)
OK -- you’re still confused about harmless traces of mercury that have always been in the fish you eat. A major Harvard study concluded that the health benefits of seafood far outweigh the risks. A study of over 9,000 British women linked fish consumption during pregnancy...
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Irradiation (Finally) Getting Its Due; Anti-Tech Activists Incensed
(March 27th, 2007)
On Sunday, NBC's Dateline profiled a cutting-edge technology that could work wonders for the American food supply ... if activists would just let it. (Click here for video.) Irradiation -- a process that exposes meat, poultry, and produce to extremely low levels of radiation in order to kill...
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Vegan ‘Physicians’ Group, Heal Thyself
(March 26th, 2007)
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) chief attorney Dan Kinburn appeared at a San Francisco legal conference on Friday, and a funny thing happened on the way to the lunch buffet. Kinburn encouraged an audience of trial lawyers to use Proposition 65 (California’s notorious read more here »