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Food Scolding? There’s an App for That

Calorific, a new weight-management app developed by WorkSmart Labs, is not the first smartphone program for dieters. But it does score points for using sketchy science that’s unlikely…
Posted August 4, 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

Who to Believe About Obesity? Use Your Noggin

Another day, another headline-grabbing study that claims to end the obesity debate. Today’s newsmaker: Researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health are claiming that meat, soft drinks,…
Posted June 24, 2011 at 12:00 am

Beware the Locally Grown Organic Sprouts

“The truth of the matter,” notes James Beard Award-winning writer Josh Ozersky in TIME this week, “is that when you eat food, you are generally eating living things.
Posted June 10, 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

Overzealous Lawmakers Overlook Obesity Facts

Obesity-obsessed bureaucrats are increasingly finding egg on their faces in the wake of dietary legislation they pushed out of emotion rather than science-based facts. In this month’s City Journal,…
Posted May 16, 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

Super Supporter Goes to Bat for Consumer Freedom

Irreverent celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain has no reservations about a lot of things, including “adult Americans’ right to eat themselves to death.” That might be a little extreme,…
Posted April 19, 2011 at 12:00 am

“Naked Chef” Needs “Econ 101”

Los Angeles public school officials remain reluctant to allow British food scold Jamie Oliver to bring reality show drama to their cafeterias, but Season 2 of Oliver’s Food…
Posted April 13, 2011 at 12:00 am

Organic Purists Preach “Unrealistic Ideology”

Scientists have repeatedly failed to find significant nutritional differences between food marketed as “organic” and its conventional counterpart. So it’s fitting that the term “halo effect” now…
Posted April 11, 2011 at 12:00 am