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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
Foodie Villain of the Week
The current foodie movement villain of the week is ground beef, specifically boneless lean beef trimmings (which they call “pink slime”). What are boneless lean beef trimmings? Well, they’re…
Posted March 15, 2012 at 4:58 pm
Is Food the Earth’s Worst Enemy?
The radical Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) can’t seem to go a day without lecturing the 99 percent of the country that doesn’t share its vegan…
Posted October 14, 2011 at 12:00 am
Al Gore: Meat = Global Warming
Former Vice President Al Gore is well known for his advocacy work on climate-change issues. But a new interview with Gore is making waves—and not just for his…
Posted August 29, 2011 at 12:00 am
“Green” Activists Pollute Media with Hazy Claims About Meat
There’s a reason the Environmental Working Group is known in some circles as the Environmental “Worrying” Group: It uses shoddy “science” to push agenda-driven, fear-based propaganda. Often, EWG…
Posted July 19, 2011 at 12:00 am
The “Ick” Factor and the Myth of “All-Natural”
Many so-called “green” and “natural” foods and packaging are just “a marketing gimmick,” our senior analyst told Fox and Friends this morning in a segment titled “Green or Gross?”…
Posted July 12, 2011 at 12:00 am
New York Times’ Mark Bittman: Whine Connoisseur?
The New York Times’ Mark Bittman is at it again. This time the resident I’m-a-better-human-than-you food columnist is whining that during his last visit to Iowa, no livestock farmers…
Posted July 7, 2011 at 12:00 am
Why Bother Eating At All?
Food snobbery, thy name is Mark Bittman. Writing in yesterday’s New York Times, the cookbook author cum culinary columnist officially displaced Marie Antoinette as history’s most haute…
Posted June 3, 2011 at 12:00 am
French Foodies Gag on Anti-Meat Manifesto
Unless you’re a militant animal rights activist, Jonathan Safran Foer’s 2009 book Eating Animals probably doesn’t ring any cowbells. For better or worse, the PETA-inspired hackjob on animal agriculture…
Posted May 13, 2011 at 12:00 am