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“Chef” Pollan’s Daily Special: Lousy Advice

Self-styled food guru Michael Pollan’s latest rant against modern farming, Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual, lists 64 rules for healthy eating. Pollan says they are meant to be taken as…
Posted January 19, 2010 at 12:00 am

HSUS: Another Disaster, Another Payday

The earthquake that left Haiti in ruins last week is an unspeakable tragedy that calls for the support of humanitarians around the world to rescue and rebuild. But some “charities”…
Posted January 18, 2010 at 12:00 am

HSUS Got a C-Minus

Sometimes it’s hard to listen to the self-serving hacks at the deceptive “Humane Society” of the United States (HSUS) jabber about how pure of heart they are. Despite…
Posted January 13, 2010 at 12:00 am

Celebrity “Scientists” Prescribe Bad Medicine

The British Sense About Science charity trust just released its annual report Celebrities and Science 2009 debunking the absurd health claims of celebrities who think their pop culture…
Posted January 7, 2010 at 12:00 am

Taking the “Human” out of “Humane”

We took a look last week at some details of the 2008 tax return filed by the deceptive Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). The filing…
Posted January 5, 2010 at 12:00 am

Court Decision Bullhooks HSUS Executive

Yesterday, a federal judge dismissed a lawsuit against the Ringling Bros. circus brought by a herd of animal activist groups, including the Fund for Animals (FFA), now a branch…
Posted December 31, 2009 at 12:00 am

Unpacking the HSUS Gravy Train

There are only two things certain in life, as the saying goes, and a byproduct of one of them requires nonprofit organizations to file paperwork with the IRS. So…
Posted December 30, 2009 at 12:00 am

People for the Ethical Treatment of Plants?

You might remember the vegan screed in The New York Times around Thanksgiving that accused meat-eating Americans of being uncaring in their dining preferences. And before that, you might recall Jonathan Safran Foer’s …
Posted December 23, 2009 at 12:00 am

Clifford the Big Red Climate Changer?

Following on the heels of the climate change summit in Copenhagen, the Agence France-Presse newswire reports that two New Zealand researchers have identified a major source of carbon emissions –…
Posted December 21, 2009 at 12:00 am

Putting Food Activists on Santa’s “Bad” List

With loads of eggnog, Christmas cookies, and candy canes, ‘tis the season for merriment, especially at holiday feasts and parties. But not everybody thinks the holiday season is a time…
Posted December 14, 2009 at 12:00 am