Articles (page 11)

A Different Kind of Shell Game

Animal rights groups are boiling mad. There’s a new shell game being played in some Florida restaurants, allowing guests to grab their lobsters for dinner. A machine known as…
Posted May 1, 1998 at 12:00 am

Super-Sized Complaints

The recent success of “super-sized” meals has the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) and other health activists complaining about the size of hamburgers and soft drinks being…
Posted April 1, 1998 at 12:00 am

Anatomy of a Smear Campaign

Want to launch a national media campaign against a particular product or industry? Here’s all you’ll need: a targeted product or industry, an outlandish accusation, “innocent victims” (usually children), the…
Posted April 1, 1998 at 12:00 am

Life in the Fat Lane

The Wall Street Journal recently ran a piece written by Michael Fumento, author of The Fat of the Land. Fumento’s book and editorial piece sounds the fat alarm, claiming that…
Posted December 1, 1997 at 12:00 am

Fat Tax Proposed By Yale University Researchers

Yale University researchers have weighed in with their opinions on how to change the eating patterns of Americans: impose a “fat tax” on certain foods. The researchers charge that…
Posted August 1, 1997 at 12:00 am