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The Best and Worst News Stories of 2014
Before kicking off the New Year, we wanted to pause and reflect on a few memorable moments from 2014. We’ve rounded up the most radical activist rantings and the…
Posted January 2, 2015 at 9:50 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
California Clucking Around With Egg Law
Unsatisfied with merely increasing the price of eggs in their own state, Californians want to raise egg prices in yours as well. But some states are fighting back against…
Posted March 11, 2014 at 1:41 pm
“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
Some “Sportsmen” Groups Hide Big Green Agendas
Here at CCF, we’re no stranger to catching activist groups hiding radical front agendas. Whether People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) was actually providing grants…
Posted February 10, 2014 at 6:00 pm
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