Archive: Mar 2013

Food Freedom News Roundup: Speaking out against Food Cop Press Stunts, PETA Campaign Leads to Cyber-Bullying, and More

Our objections to the Center for Science in the Public Interest’s (CSPI) report attacking restaurants for their kids’ meal offerings received wide coverage. The Los Angeles…
Posted March 29, 2013 at 2:29 pm

Food Police Hide Agenda Behind Children

The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) makes no bones about its goals: It wants to scare you into asking the government to ban the foods…
Posted March 28, 2013 at 3:37 pm

A Veganism Story that’s Wrong

Vegans love to claim that their “movement” is growing by leaps and bounds. They say that this time, the “logic” of veganism—which may kill more animals than eating…
Posted March 27, 2013 at 3:29 pm

Ex-Exec: Thanks for the Money, Now You Must Pay

All good anti-corporate campaigns have former, supposedly “reformed” industry insiders claiming that they saw treason and plot in their former, highly compensated jobs. The crusade to classify food as…
Posted March 26, 2013 at 2:23 pm

Bloomberg’s Legacy: A Nation United against His Policies

Barring a change to New York City law—which Michael Bloomberg already got once before—the city’s Nanny-in-chief will be term limited out of office in January. With his reign…
Posted March 25, 2013 at 4:20 pm

Doubling Down on Dubious

More “goodies” from the unpublished abstracts of yet-to-be-peer-reviewed research: According to the same team that built from discredited methodology to purport that soft drinks were lethal,…
Posted March 22, 2013 at 4:05 pm

Purported Soda Death Links Lead to a Familiar Discredited Face

A study—if you can call the unpublished abstract of not-yet-peer-reviewed research a “study”—presented at an American Heart Association (AHA) conference purports to implicate soda consumption in 180,000 deaths…
Posted March 20, 2013 at 2:00 pm

Is Comfort Food Cranky Food?

Being told he isn’t allowed to deprive New Yorkers of their soda might make Mayor Michael Bloomberg cranky, but he might take solace from a CBS Boston report…
Posted March 18, 2013 at 4:29 pm

Unscientific Scare Labels Proposed in Several States

Since the voters of California wisely rejected the misguided biotech food labeling scheme Proposition 37, activists have redoubled their efforts to shove these unnecessary notes onto food packaging. Washington…
Posted March 15, 2013 at 1:16 pm

Food Freedom News Roundup: Vegans Want Feds to Cry ‘Poop,’ A Candidate for Best Legislative Question Ever, and More

The 90 percent doctor-free animal liberation group Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) is trying to capitalize on the minor stir it created with a study…
Posted March 14, 2013 at 3:19 pm