Livestock (page 12)

Fast Food Nothin’

After all the advance propaganda, a slew of online marketing, organized promotions and ticket-buying incentives from the animal rights movement, and a glowing —…
Posted November 21, 2006 at 12:00 am

Bird Flu Panic Re-ducks

Worried that you’ve already seen the last of “reckless fake-u-mentary ratings grabs” trying to milk avian influenza hype for fear and profit? Fear not! The BBC has helpfully stepped…
Posted November 16, 2006 at 12:00 am

Animal Rights Protest: Lie Down For A While

Capitalizing on the ability of twenty-somethings to remain motionless for prolonged periods of time, a horde of animal rights groups — including People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals…
Posted September 25, 2006 at 12:00 am

Who Will Save The Animals From The Activists?

For a movement that claims to value animals on a par with people, animal-rights radicals sure have been killing a lot of fish. Police in Oban,…
Posted September 21, 2006 at 12:00 am

Foie Gras Follies, Chicago-Style

Foie-gras-loving foodies in the City of the Big Shoulders are contemplating their options this morning, as their much-maligned duck liver is now officially contraband.
Posted August 23, 2006 at 12:00 am

The Extremism Behind The Soundbite

Claiming a shift in consumer demand, Whole Foods Market decided last week to sell only pre-killed lobster meat, around the same time that The Miami Herald ran a…
Posted June 20, 2006 at 12:00 am

Putting People Over Poultry

Animal-rights fanatics have become increasingly adept at media spin. Nowadays, if given a platform by the press, they frame their “animal liberation” activities as compassionate as well as protected by…
Posted May 26, 2006 at 12:00 am

ABC Flu Over The Cuckoo’s Nest

Didn’t catch the bird-flu panic-o-rama TV movie on Tuesday? You’re not alone. It seems ABC may have counted its chickens before they hatched. The network’s “Fatal Contact: Bird…
Posted May 11, 2006 at 12:00 am

Chicagoans Force-Fed Animal Rights Nonsense

Ducking the opportunity to stand up to animal-rights extremists, the Chicago City Council voted on Wednesday to outlaw the sale of the delicacy foie gras. The…
Posted April 28, 2006 at 12:00 am

A Bird Flu In The Hand…

Today The Washington Post published a panic-stricken editorial on American hospitals’ inability to handle all the victims of an entirely hypothetical flu outbreak. The predictions of a drastic…
Posted April 21, 2006 at 12:00 am