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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
Serial Food Scold Strikes Again
The Fourth of July will simply not be the same with cabbage on the grill and cucumbers filling hot dog buns. But “according to the latest study” by Walter…
Posted June 19, 2013 at 4:05 pm
Bittman Dismisses Basis for His Bestseller
A couple of weeks ago, the Institute of Medicine, usually a scold-friendly issuer of hundred-page reports demanding social engineering of food choices, dropped a bombshell by declaring…
Posted May 29, 2013 at 2:20 pm
T.V. Schlock Doc Needs to Beef Up Science Over Scaremongering
We — and others, including the Food and Drug Administration — have hit daytime television medical commentator Mehmet Oz hard for abandoning the medical science that made his…
Posted May 7, 2013 at 8:44 am