Livestock (page 11)

Animal Activists Henpeck Us With ‘Cage-Free’ Myth

The better-dressed PETA clones at the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) have invested a tremendous amount of time and money in recent years persuading Americans that…
Posted July 19, 2007 at 12:00 am

Quote of the Week

We’ve always been perplexed by the hubris of animal rights zealots who harass restaurant owners (and customers) over specific menu items like veal or foie gras. These…
Posted July 12, 2007 at 12:00 am

Bird Flu Fear Mongers Get Plucked

This week BMJ (The British Medical Journal) published a fantastic editorial on the ever-widening gap between the scientific reality of avian influenza H5N1 (i.e., bird flu) and…
Posted July 2, 2007 at 12:00 am

Bird Flu Fears Won’t Go Away (But Should)

The results are in: Lots of Americans are still misinformed about bird flu. On Monday, Rutgers University researchers released their survey assessing public perception of the threat posed by…
Posted June 13, 2007 at 12:00 am

Memo To HSUS: A Little Science Is A Dangerous Thing

Washington, DC’s community of animal scientists and agriculture regulators is buzzing about something Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) president Wayne Pacelle told Congress last week, and…
Posted May 18, 2007 at 12:00 am

Animal-Rights Scaremongering Runs A-Monk

Talk about chutzpah. No, seriously, talk about the chutzpah of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), because the victims of its latest smear campaign aren’t inclined to…
Posted February 23, 2007 at 12:00 am

Chicago ‘Duckeasies’ Flout Foie Gras Ban

Here’s a great consumer freedom story to ring in the New Year: Several of Chicago’s restaurateurs are standing up to the City Council’s absurd animal-rights-motivated edict demanding…
Posted January 2, 2007 at 12:00 am

Quote Of The Week

At the behest of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), pop star “Pink” is weighing in against Australian sheep farmers who trim their animals’…
Posted December 20, 2006 at 12:00 am

Charlotte’s (Tangled) Web

If you have children, you’re likely to be pestered for movie tickets after the new adaptation of Charlotte’s Web opens later this month. But the images prodding your…
Posted December 7, 2006 at 12:00 am

Consumer Reports Chicken Recipe: Preheat, Stuff With Junk Science …

Big news this week from Consumer Reports, the toaster-testing periodical that occasionally masquerades as a reliable source of food-safety advice: If you serve chicken medium-rare, someone might get sick.
Posted December 6, 2006 at 12:00 am