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CNN Left With Egg on Face Over Nutrition Study

Memo to the media: When it comes to reporting on nutrition and health studies, it’s important to walk on eggshells. A recent story published by CNN exaggerated a study with…
Posted March 26, 2019 at 11:11 am

Dairy: A Case Study for Fake Meat

Originally published in Drovers by Will Coggin on March 22, 2019: To say that history often repeats itself is an understatement when it comes to the plant-based…
Posted March 22, 2019 at 2:59 pm

‘Meatless Mondays’ Don’t Fight Climate Change or Boost Kids’ Health

Originally published in the New York Post by Will Coggin on March 18, 2019: Having a case of the Mondays just got much worse for students in New York…
Posted March 18, 2019 at 2:50 pm

California’s Nanny State Targets Food, Clothing

Originally published in the Orange County Register by Will Coggin on March 5, 2019: Only 6 percent of Californians are below the age of 5, but some state legislators…
Posted March 5, 2019 at 2:38 pm

Cow Flatulence is Not a Global Climate Threat

Originally published in the Bakersfield Californian by Will Coggin on March 2, 2019: The Green New Deal recently introduced in Congress signals a new political focus on climate change.
Posted March 2, 2019 at 2:32 pm

California Considers “Soda Control”

Lawmakers from the (not-so) Golden State want to crack down on a supposed menace to society: people drinking soda. And they’re considering five measures ranging from fines to…
Posted February 26, 2019 at 4:26 pm

Someone Please Handcuff the Global ‘Food Police’

Originally published in the Washington Examiner by Will Coggin on January 30, 2019: Is food the new tobacco? Most people would recognize the obvious difference. But a new report…
Posted January 30, 2019 at 2:25 pm

Philadelphia’s Soda Tax Is a Business-Killer

Readers know we have railed against soda taxes—including the one in Philadelphia— as disproportionately harming the poorest among us. But there’s another group hurt by the tax:…
Posted January 9, 2019 at 5:37 pm

Beware the Vegan Vigilantes

“Vegan vigilantes” sounds like a bad joke dreamed up by a comedy writer. However, in San Francisco, the joke isn’t so funny any more. Militant vegan activists are…
Posted January 7, 2019 at 5:14 pm

The 2018 Center for Consumer Freedom Naughty List

The end of the year is a time not only for reflection, but for lists. This year, we have our own end of year list, recognizing some of the…
Posted December 24, 2018 at 2:25 pm