Livestock (page 13)

Food Fears Fizzle, Yet Activists Advance Agendas

Big news: mad cow scares aren’t big news any more. Last night Reuters reported that out of The New York Times, The Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times,…
Posted March 15, 2006 at 12:00 am

Wacky Animal-Rights Tricks, Investor’s Edition

While they put most of their stock in shameless media stunts and protestors clad only in self-righteousness, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals keeps a little in the…
Posted February 22, 2006 at 12:00 am

Animal ‘Holocaust’ On The Supreme Court’s Plate?

One of the animal rights movement’s most controversial (and disturbing) beliefs is the notion that modern animal agriculture is similar to the horrors inflicted on human beings during…
Posted January 9, 2006 at 12:00 am

Learn More About The Turkeys At Farm Sanctuary

We hope you had a festive and relaxing Thanksgiving, with digestion undisturbed by bird-flu hysteria or nosy food police. But most of all, we hope you weren’t distracted…
Posted November 28, 2005 at 12:00 am

Doctor Clips Wings Of Bird-Flu Hysteria

“There’s no denying that the bird flu is very bad for birds,” begins a recent column by New York Newsday‘s Ellis Henican. Over 150 million birds have been…
Posted November 21, 2005 at 12:00 am

Catching Bird Flu Hysteria

If the recent news explosion about bird flu has taught us anything, it’s that food scares abhor a vacuum. Now that the British government has declared…
Posted November 8, 2005 at 12:00 am

ActivistCash Update: Iowa Activists Run Amok, Stampede Farms

The newest addition to our award-winning ActivistCash website is an in-depth profile of the self-proclaimed “family” farm activist group Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement (ICCI). Celebrating its 30th…
Posted October 24, 2005 at 12:00 am

Animal Antibiotics Attack: Precautionary Principle Poppycock

Yesterday a group of activists, environmentalists and public health organizations (including the scaremongers at the Union of Concerned Scientists) petitioned the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to…
Posted April 8, 2005 at 12:00 am

Dissident Ranchers On Mad Cows: ‘Do As I Say …’

Last year the Ranchers-Cattlemen Action Legal Fund (R-CALF), a small group of dissident cattle ranchers, joined assorted mad-cow-disease scaremongers like Ralph Nader’s Public Citizen and Consumers…
Posted March 9, 2005 at 12:00 am

ActivistCash Update: This Is Not Your Father’s Sierra Club

In our continuing mission to expose radicals plotting to restrict our food choices and increase the cost of our meals, the Center for Consumer Freedom is adding a profile of…
Posted June 9, 2004 at 12:00 am