Animal Rights Extremism (page 4)

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

British Cancer Doc Warns Against Fad Diet “Cures”

Any good fad diet marketing will have a few personal testimonials about how eating this or not eating that helped someone lose weight. Unfortunately, this runs afoul of the…
Posted January 3, 2013 at 9:48 am

This Week in Food Freedom: Exposing HSUS’s Overhead, Groundhog Day for Soda in Washington, and More

USA Today released a big feature today taking the Better Business Bureau (BBB) to task for its relatively lax charity rating criteria compared to alternative raters like…
Posted December 28, 2012 at 2:52 pm

Enviro-Activists’ Fowl Litigation Lays an Egg

It’s been a dreary December for the lawsuit-happy radicals at Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s Waterkeeper Alliance. But hardworking family farmers will be carrying some extra holiday cheer. The Waterkeeper Alliance…
Posted December 26, 2012 at 11:05 am

CCF Establishes Headquarters for Defense of Bacon

While the cheeseburger, ice cream, and the cookie may have their partisans, the ultimate symbol of wonderful food decadence must be the dripping, crispy strip of cured pork belly…
Posted December 10, 2012 at 5:19 pm

This Week in Food Freedom: Food-Cancer Scares Have Little to Show for Themselves, Animal Rights Extremist Goes Directly to Jail, and More

A study recently published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition pours cold water on claims that eating or shunning certain foods will meaningfully affect cancer risk. As one study …
Posted December 7, 2012 at 5:27 pm

Like Your Brain? Thank Meat, Fish, Milk, and Eggs

We saw a story last week that brought us good cheer: Eating meat helped humanity develop the brains that powered us to the top of the world. According to…
Posted December 4, 2012 at 6:11 pm

This Week in Food Freedom: Pop Tax Zombies, Vegetarian Researcher Discovers the Obvious, and More

Despite overwhelmingly cataclysmic defeats in the Bay Area city of Richmond and the San Gabriel Valley city of El Monte, activists still hope to force through extra taxes on sweet drinks. Reports…
Posted November 30, 2012 at 4:59 pm

PCRM Campaign Might Fall to Other Animal Rights Activists’ Bad Behavior

We mentioned in passing the corporate campaign by the animal rights activists in lab-coats at the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) against Wayne State University last year, but since then…
Posted November 28, 2012 at 4:52 pm