Livestock (page 7)

Greenpeace Called Out On Amazonian Hype

Today, online magazine Spiked is taking a scalpel to Greenpeace’s claim that British retailers of meat and leather are responsible for Amazonian deforestation. In a recent interview with…
Posted June 9, 2009 at 12:00 am

Belgian Veggie Holiday Lacks Teeth

Tomorrow, public officials in the Flemish city of Ghent will observe a new weekly “holiday” that’s been making international headlines: “Veggiedag.” Civil servants and elected politicians will eat meatless meals,…
Posted May 27, 2009 at 12:00 am

Atlanta Investigation Uncovers Deceptive ‘Humane Society’ Agenda

ABC News in Atlanta is taking a cue from us and following the money donated to the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). And the results aren’t pretty. The…
Posted May 15, 2009 at 12:00 am

More Scrambled Claims From Animal Activists

“Everyone agrees,” declared Paul Shapiro of the Humane Society of the United States this morning, that “animals should be treated humanely.” He’s right. Whether it’s cows and pigs raised for…
Posted May 5, 2009 at 12:00 am

Animal Activists Capitalize on Swine Flu Hysteria

“Rule one,” White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel told The New York Times last November, is “never allow a crisis to go to waste.” But despite some accusations…
Posted April 27, 2009 at 12:00 am

Note To HSUS: Fire Your Fact-Checker

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) isn’t exactly known for its meticulous research skills. But if Wayne Pacelle is looking to trim down his staff, we have…
Posted April 2, 2009 at 12:00 am

On Meat Consumption and Climate Change

The Center for Consumer Freedom got in a little brawl today. We’re fine — thanks for asking. Actually, we’re better than fine. It was an easy knockout. On the heels…
Posted March 27, 2009 at 12:00 am

Despite Scary Headlines, Cheeseburger Apocalypse Unlikely

Front-page headlines and wire reports are flashing major red (meat) sirens today. Their source is two items in the latest edition of the Archives of Internal Medicine:…
Posted March 24, 2009 at 12:00 am

Ten Food Rules For Michael Pollan

Yesterday on the New York Times health blog, food writer Michael Pollan asked readers for a few new food rules that everyone should try to live by. For too…
Posted March 10, 2009 at 12:00 am

Gourmet Activists Say They Want A ‘Revolution’?

On the day after Barack Obama’s inauguration, we remarked that the President has done a service to American consumers by hesitating to base his food policies on the…
Posted February 6, 2009 at 12:00 am