Archive: Sep 2008

An “A-Salt” On New Yorkers

Fill in the Blank: "We’ve done some health education on _____, but the fact is that it’s in food and it’s almost impossible for someone to get it out. Really,…
Posted September 30, 2008 at 12:00 am

Quote of the Week

It’s the quote of the year, really, if you live in Kenya. Maybe the quote of a lifetime. That African nation’s agriculture minister has had enough of anti-technology activists holding…
Posted September 29, 2008 at 12:00 am

Nestle’s Kernel of Common Sense

Following the various crusades of Marion “the Contrarian” Nestle has been a hobby of ours for many years. Remember when she declared that college students are incapable of…
Posted September 25, 2008 at 12:00 am

Junk Science: The Food Cop Pick-Me-Up

Whenever strange headlines start popping up about java junkies,  coffee-induced mental disorders, or why caffeine is the new drug of choice, chances are that Dr. Roland Griffiths…
Posted September 24, 2008 at 12:00 am

Activist Delusions, Stranger Than Fiction

We often joke that some activists seem out of touch with reality – from another planet, even. Why would anyone fight for the lives of rodents over people? Who on…
Posted September 23, 2008 at 12:00 am

Quote Of The Week

It’s been two weeks since United Nations climate-change guru Rajendra Pachauri declared that everyone should fight planetary meltdown by giving up meat (whether we like it or not). But Pachauri’s…
Posted September 22, 2008 at 12:00 am

Cereal Killer? HAH!

A few years ago we covered Swedish scientists’ declaration that eating ridiculous amounts of starchy foods could give you cancer. “What next?” we asked. Breakfast cereal, apparently. Alex…
Posted September 19, 2008 at 12:00 am

School of Fish (Thought) Swims Back To Common Sense

If you’ve been reading the news lately, and you’re pregnant, you’d almost be forgiven for thinking that fish was safe to eat again. (Guess what? It always was.) Evidence continues…
Posted September 18, 2008 at 12:00 am

The new PETA: ‘Presidential Election Thrills Anglers’?

As a nonprofit organization, the Center for Consumer Freedom can’t endorse any candidate for President, or weigh in on any other election contest. But we take comfort in knowing that…
Posted September 17, 2008 at 12:00 am

Memo To The Vegan Fringe: 100-Person Studies Are A Two-Edged Sword

Pity Poor Neal Barnard of the deceptive Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM). The Psychiatrist-turned-tofu-evangelist seldom stops touring the country, insisting to anyone who will listen that a…
Posted September 16, 2008 at 12:00 am