Animal Rights Extremism (page 7)

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

How Much Food Do You Waste?

According to one new estimate, Americans waste up to 40 percent of food that they buy. This is a loss that adds up to tens of billions…
Posted August 28, 2012 at 2:35 pm

You’ve Got to Fight for Your Right to Bacon

With one edict, a college president in Texas (a rare place to find someone with a prohibitionist New York state of mind) has made PETA’s and…
Posted August 10, 2012 at 2:40 pm

Why Olympic Athletes Are Only Gaining Weight From the Medals Around Their Necks

Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps must be fat. His teammate Ryan Lochte? Morbidly obese. At least that’s what one might think if we took a slew of questionable studies as…
Posted August 1, 2012 at 2:59 pm

Facts Don’t Match Agenda? Say They Don’t Matter!

One of the tenets of the animal-rights and environmentalist gospel is that meat production has an overwhelmingly negative impact on the environment beyond that of the rest of modern…
Posted July 31, 2012 at 4:11 pm

Agriculture Department Gags on Anti-Ag Campaign

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) was at the center of a brief firestorm this week after a newsletter endorsing the “Meatless Monday” semi-vegetarian campaign appeared…
Posted July 27, 2012 at 4:09 pm