Animal Rights Extremism (page 13)

Quote of the Week

If you follow us regularly, then no doubt you saw that the misnamed “Physicians Committee” for Responsible Medicine, a PETA-linked animal rights group, recently put up a…
Posted October 5, 2011 at 12:00 am

Organic Activists’ Hot Air

“According to the latest study” is a powerful phrase. Newspapers, bloggers, and others rely on a steady stream of studies and reports to generate new content. The problem, of…
Posted October 4, 2011 at 12:00 am

Taking a Scalpel to Forks Over Knives

When the veganism-pushing documentary Forks Over Knives came out on DVD two weeks ago, it became apparent that this movie would be 2011’s mass-hysteria answer to Food…
Posted September 14, 2011 at 12:00 am

Al Gore: Meat = Global Warming

Former Vice President Al Gore is well known for his advocacy work on climate-change issues. But a new interview with Gore is making waves—and not just for his…
Posted August 29, 2011 at 12:00 am

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

The “Ick” Factor and the Myth of “All-Natural”

Many so-called “green” and “natural” foods and packaging are just “a marketing gimmick,” our senior analyst told Fox and Friends this morning in a segment titled “Green or Gross?”…
Posted July 12, 2011 at 12:00 am

New York Times’ Mark Bittman: Whine Connoisseur?

The New York Times’ Mark Bittman is at it again. This time the resident I’m-a-better-human-than-you food columnist is whining that during his last visit to Iowa, no livestock farmers…
Posted July 7, 2011 at 12:00 am

WARNING: California Ballot Initiatives May Be Hazardous to your Sanity

“The comment ‘Only in California’ is hardly ever a compliment,” we write in an essay published yesterday by The Daily Caller. We’re referring, of course, to Proposition 65,…
Posted June 28, 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