Archive: Dec 2011

New Menu Excites Food Police, Not Students

You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t force him to drink. That old adage is proving true when it comes to improving school lunches. The Los Angeles Times recently …
Posted December 30, 2011 at 12:51 pm

Video: Lawyer Grills Girl

Posted December 28, 2011 at 2:39 pm

Video: Food Police Smashing Your Choices

Posted December 28, 2011 at 2:36 pm

Video: What is The Center for Consumer Freedom?

Posted December 28, 2011 at 2:27 pm

Sports: The Next Public Health Crisis?

Historically, the public health community targeted infectious diseases to which people cannot control exposure and transmission. The results are longer lives for most Americans. Of course, the fortunate success of…
Posted December 28, 2011 at 10:20 am

What Do the Pros Think About Salt Hype? Check Their Eating Habits…

As we noted yesterday, it’s been a banner year for the essential nutrient the food scolds call “the deadly white powder you already snort.” Prestigious journals have…
Posted December 22, 2011 at 5:39 pm

Year in Review: Salt

2011 proved to be a very active year for the issue of salt. Last year, we saw New York City’s meddlesome bureaucracy announce a “voluntary” campaign to reduce sodium in food…
Posted December 21, 2011 at 3:25 pm

You Don’t Need a “Market Shift” to Buy Safe Cosmetics

The worrywarts at the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics (a project affiliated with the Environmental Working Group) released their “Market Shift” report at the beginning of the month, and it contained what we’ve come to expect from these organic-obsessed activists.
Posted December 19, 2011 at 12:09 pm

Year in Review: High Fructose Corn Syrup

As the year closes, we’ll offer some looks back at how issues have developed and progressed over the last year. We’re starting with high fructose corn syrup. You know, that…
Posted December 19, 2011 at 12:06 pm

Quote of the Week

It’s past time for the salt scaremongering to stop. Haven’t the food police read one new study after the next casting serious doubt on the food activists and bureaucrats who…
Posted December 5, 2011 at 12:00 am