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Chipotle: Not So G-M-Over It?
Chipotle, the fast-casual joint famous for its large, high-calorie burritos, has a history of overselling its food production methods. And now it has come back to bite the restaurant chain in the…
Posted September 2, 2015 at 1:55 pm
Take Sierra Club’s Agriculture Policy off the Menu
It’s no secret that the Sierra Club has long-since moved from worshipping the conservationist vision of the organization’s founder, John Muir, to bowing before the altar of…
Posted January 19, 2015 at 10:50 am
Mark Bittman Bites off More Than He Can Chew
New York Times columnist and professional food alarmist Mark Bittman has a well-documented track record of espousing elitist food policies that would all but eradicate consumer choice. This week, he…
Posted July 21, 2014 at 10:31 am
Is Meat A Cure-All or a Cause-All? Probably Neither.
This week, researchers published two studies on meat consumption and health. And they have somewhat contradictory messages: According to the latest study (a…
Posted June 13, 2014 at 11:45 am
PCRM Strikes Out With Anti-Bacon Billboard
The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM)—which is only ten percent actual M.D.s—recently announced plans to erect a billboard targeting the Lehigh Valley IronPigs’ Coca-Cola Park. Why?…
Posted May 23, 2014 at 11:31 am
Food Activists Target Beef Consumption, Claim it’s Bad for the Environment
As Michelle Obama pushes for bigger nutrition labels on food, the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) is working behind the scenes to set new nutritional recommendations due out this fall.
Posted March 20, 2014 at 8:03 am
“The Cancer Project” in Remission
The Cancer Project, a wing of the phony-baloney Physicians Council for Responsible Medicine (PCRM), has seemingly been disbanded. Its outlandish claims that meat is as bad for your…
Posted February 26, 2014 at 10:20 am
Food Day: The One Holiday without a Feast
For the third year in a row (after a thirty-year hiatus) the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) is holding its “celebration” of Food Day.
Posted October 24, 2013 at 4:33 pm
Should Americans Be “Peasants” Who Eat Only (Organic) Crops?
The U.N. declares October 16 World Food Day annually, so the chattering classes are talking about how to feed a growing world population. Are they discussing employing science-based agricultural…
Posted October 16, 2013 at 3:33 pm
If Chipotle Only Had a Brain…
The Mexican restaurant chain Chipotle has a new cartoon video out to coincide with the launch of an iPhone game. The video, titled “Scarecrow,” paints modern food production…
Posted September 12, 2013 at 4:12 pm