Animal Rights Extremism (page 6)

This Week in Food Freedom: Denmark Axes Fat Tax, PETA Alienates Again, and More

Denmark has repealed its tax on the saturated fat content of food to much rejoicing. The tax created compliance nightmares, encouraged cross-border shopping trips, and punished…
Posted November 16, 2012 at 5:04 pm

Los Angeles Gives Californians a Reason to Flee

We warned a few months ago that Americans might soon need to fight for their right to BLTs in response to a private Texas college’s all-encompassing ban on…
Posted November 14, 2012 at 5:06 pm

This Week in Food Freedom: Fallout from California, No-Longer-Vegan Footballers, and More

Reaction from both sides of the food freedom debate continues to roll in after the defeat of soda tax ballot measures in the California cities of El Monte and Richmond and…
Posted November 9, 2012 at 3:55 pm

This Week in Food Freedom: The World’s Best-Known Convicted Dogfighter—and HSUS Ally—Is Back, Canadians Say Food Is not Tobacco, and More

In case you missed it, our HumaneWatch project released a full-page advertisement in USA Today criticizing the outrageous image rehabilitation that the Humane Society of…
Posted October 30, 2012 at 9:11 am

This Week in Food Freedom: California Papers Shun Soda Taxes, “Weapons-Grade” Junk Biotech Science, and More

The San Gabriel Valley Tribune editors joined their colleagues at the Contra Costa Times, the San Diego Union-Tribune, and the Las Vegas Review-Journal in…
Posted October 19, 2012 at 3:17 pm

This Week in Food Freedom: Beverage Freedom in Chicago, Biotech Benefits, and More

Chicago won’t be following New York City down the path of soft drink prohibition, according to city Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Mayor Emanuel also said he has no plans like…
Posted October 12, 2012 at 4:33 pm

This Week in Food Freedom: Biotech Sanity from Europe, Problems with the ‘Soda’ Tax, and More

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has ruled that the study purporting to link biotech crops to cancer in lab animals is of “insufficient scientific quality for safety…
Posted October 5, 2012 at 4:57 pm

Debating PCRM Isn’t a Fair Fight

We’ve followed the phony milk debate that anti-dairy activists at the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) are trying to reboot in the mainstream media. Meanwhile, another…
Posted September 27, 2012 at 4:07 pm

School Lunches and a Lesson

For a long time, we have cautioned that population-level policymaking can lead to unintended consequences and that students’ tastes are picky and that school lunches need to take…
Posted September 26, 2012 at 4:09 pm

Faux Debate on Milk Repackaged, Still Spoiled

It’s been almost two decades since Neal Barnard, president of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM), told us that giving kids meat and milk “is…
Posted September 19, 2012 at 1:35 pm