Animal Rights Extremism (page 7)

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

Countering Carbon Claims in Cattle Country

While most Americans celebrated Independence Day by tossing hamburgers on the grill, cheese on the fixings table and leather baseballs to each other, animal rights and radical…
Posted July 12, 2012 at 4:46 pm

Milking Anecdotes and Animal Rights Activists

Mark Bittman, The New York Times’ resident holier-than-thou food columnist, economic illiterate, and sugar-prohibitionist gastronome, is at it again. After condemning sugared drinks (when not peddling recipes…
Posted July 9, 2012 at 3:45 pm

Standing Up Against Food Regulatory Absurdities

These are difficult days for Americans’ food freedom. A Nevada state legislator has resurrected a proposal for a fast food tax, researchers writing in the journal of the…
Posted July 6, 2012 at 12:59 pm

Hot Dog Eating Contest to Be Protested By PETA Pals

We’ve been beating up on New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg a lot lately, but he’s suddenly looking more like a cool babysitter than a nagging nanny.  But…
Posted July 3, 2012 at 1:00 pm