Animal Rights Extremism (page 4)

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

Food Cops Unwittingly Demonstrate Usefulness of Food Processing

The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) periodically raises alarm bells about pathogens in America’s generally very safe food supply. Now CSPI has released what…
Posted April 24, 2013 at 4:48 pm

New Book Debunks Food Police Agenda and Goals

The food activist book industry has been hyperactive the past few months. Robert Lustig’s holy war against sugar was extended into book form. Melanie Warner proclaimed a…
Posted April 19, 2013 at 1:24 pm

“Latest Study” on Meat Misses the Mark

Today’s Wall Street Journal greets readers with another prescription for dietary doom: According to the latest study, a protein in red meats called l-carnitine leads bacteria in…
Posted April 8, 2013 at 1:59 pm

Food Freedom News Roundup: Speaking out against Food Cop Press Stunts, PETA Campaign Leads to Cyber-Bullying, and More

Our objections to the Center for Science in the Public Interest’s (CSPI) report attacking restaurants for their kids’ meal offerings received wide coverage. The Los Angeles…
Posted March 29, 2013 at 2:29 pm

A Veganism Story that’s Wrong

Vegans love to claim that their “movement” is growing by leaps and bounds. They say that this time, the “logic” of veganism—which may kill more animals than eating…
Posted March 27, 2013 at 3:29 pm

Food Freedom News Roundup: Vegans Want Feds to Cry ‘Poop,’ A Candidate for Best Legislative Question Ever, and More

The 90 percent doctor-free animal liberation group Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) is trying to capitalize on the minor stir it created with a study…
Posted March 14, 2013 at 3:19 pm

Food Politics and the Dinner Date

With Valentine’s Day behind us, so too are millions of dinner dates. And while most will have obeyed the maxim that one shouldn’t discuss religion or politics at the…
Posted February 18, 2013 at 2:52 pm

Consumers Union Wrong Again on Food Science

The Consumers Union of the United States — the group that does the household appliance comparison tests and publishes the results in Consumer Reports — might know something about refrigerators, but…
Posted January 22, 2013 at 5:53 pm

This Week in Food Freedom: Unintended Meat-Free Consequences, New York Hypocrites, and More

British newspaper The Guardian brings us a gem of unintended consequences from the so-called “sustainable” food movement (that wins a striking lack of converts). Vegans and vegetarians looking for meat substitutes…
Posted January 18, 2013 at 5:05 pm