Livestock

If Chipotle Only Had a Brain…

The Mexican restaurant chain Chipotle has a new cartoon video out to coincide with the launch of an iPhone game. The video, titled “Scarecrow,” paints modern food production…
Posted September 12, 2013 at 4:12 pm

T.V. Schlock Doc Needs to Beef Up Science Over Scaremongering

We — and others, including the Food and Drug Administration — have hit daytime television medical commentator Mehmet Oz hard for abandoning the medical science that made his…
Posted May 7, 2013 at 8:44 am

Enviro-Activists’ Fowl Litigation Lays an Egg

It’s been a dreary December for the lawsuit-happy radicals at Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s Waterkeeper Alliance. But hardworking family farmers will be carrying some extra holiday cheer. The Waterkeeper Alliance…
Posted December 26, 2012 at 11:05 am

Los Angeles Gives Californians a Reason to Flee

We warned a few months ago that Americans might soon need to fight for their right to BLTs in response to a private Texas college’s all-encompassing ban on…
Posted November 14, 2012 at 5:06 pm

Facts Don’t Match Agenda? Say They Don’t Matter!

One of the tenets of the animal-rights and environmentalist gospel is that meat production has an overwhelmingly negative impact on the environment beyond that of the rest of modern…
Posted July 31, 2012 at 4:11 pm

Countering Carbon Claims in Cattle Country

While most Americans celebrated Independence Day by tossing hamburgers on the grill, cheese on the fixings table and leather baseballs to each other, animal rights and radical…
Posted July 12, 2012 at 4:46 pm

No Need to Panic on Animal Agriculture Efficiency

National Public Radio is airing a series this week on “The Making of Meat-Eating America.” And as sure as the sun rises, there is much excited muttering…
Posted June 27, 2012 at 4:53 pm

Can Consumers Win Liberation from the Mythical Long Shadow?

The intellectual godfather of the animal rights movement, Peter Singer, co-authored an article in The Washington Post claiming, “To fix the climate, take meat off the menu.”…
Posted June 18, 2012 at 4:31 pm

First The Feds Came For Light Bulbs: Is Steak Next?

Mark Bittman, the arch-food snob of The New York Times online op-ed section, came out with another doozy of a column this week. Calling for Americans to…
Posted May 18, 2012 at 4:11 pm

The Winners From “Pink Slime” Scare Are … Australian?

We predicted that the unscientific, hysterical calls to remove finely textured beef–tarred as “pink slime” in the media—would result in higher hamburger prices and no benefits to food safety…
Posted May 14, 2012 at 3:52 pm