Lab Rats on the Hudson
(April 14th, 2011)
Millions of New Yorkers probably aren’t aware they’re being used as guinea pigs in their state health department’s ongoing (and expensive) social experiments. Don’t take our word for it: State Health Commissioner Nirav Shah recently confirmed this to the New York Daily News: “We use the City as...
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“Naked Chef” Needs “Econ 101”
(April 13th, 2011)
Los Angeles public school officials remain reluctant to allow British food scold Jamie Oliver to bring reality show drama to their cafeterias, but Season 2 of Oliver’s Food Revolution had its premiere last night anyway. Instead of dissecting and ridiculing school cafeteria food, the spotlight-craving celebrity chef...
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Brown-Bag Contraband
(April 12th, 2011)
It wasn’t so long ago that teachers and principals were most concerned about kids bringing drugs and weapons to school. Now we’re learning that brown-bag lunches packed with love at home are apparently a grave threat to kids’ health and well-being. Little Village Academy on Chicago's West Side has implemented...
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Organic Purists Preach “Unrealistic Ideology”
(April 11th, 2011)
Scientists have repeatedly failed to find significant nutritional differences between food marketed as “organic” and its conventional counterpart. So it’s fitting that the term “halo effect” now describes the ability of an “organic” label to trick consumers into thinking an organic cookie or apple is magically read more here »

Is Terrorism in the Eye of the Beholder?
(April 8th, 2011)
The first time California animal rights activist and trauma surgeon Dr. Jerry Vlasak endorsed the murder of scientists who use animals in their medical research (click here for audio), he was speaking as a representative of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM). After read more here »

Big Apple Bureaucrat Dishes Out Hypocrisy
(April 7th, 2011)
New York City lawmakers are considering a ban on fast-food kids meal toys, thanks in large part to a super-sized bureaucrat who doesn’t want kids to grow up to be just like him: a self-proclaimed “fast-food aficionado” who knows the merits of personal responsibility and healthy eating, but...
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Food and Animal Rights Radicals to Converge at CSPI-Palooza
(April 6th, 2011)
Mark your calendars for what promises to be the year's most important holiday for food zealots and animal rights fanatics. America’s most notorious diet scolds at the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) announced yesterday that they have designated October 24, 2011 as (drum roll please)...
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New Headache for Public Employees: Menu Control
(April 5th, 2011)
Leading a healthy lifestyle used to mean following a simple regimen of eating healthy, exercising regularly, and following your doctor’s orders. But today’s government bureaucrats want to punish anyone who fails to practice what the Nanny State preaches. New York City easily leads the nation in fining, sin-taxing, and frightening...
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A Food Dye Scare Campaign’s True Colors
(April 4th, 2011)
They huffed and they puffed, but America’s most notorious food cops couldn’t blow away a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) committee with their proposal to require warning labels on added food coloring. As we reported last week, the real motive of the Center for the Science in the Public Interest (CSPI)...
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Our Favorite Everyday Fools
(April 1st, 2011)
Idiocy and fanaticism aren’t limited to just one calendar day a year. And to prove it, we’d like to share a little April Fool’s Day quiz. See if you can spot the one story below that’s not true. Animal Rights Group Honors Pro-Hunting Congressman – Yesterday Rep. Don Young...
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