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Animal Rights Extremism
PCRM’s Latest Fast-Food Freakout
Lost among last week’s brouhaha over Great Nanny of New York Michael Bloomberg’s edict banning large-ish restaurant sodas was another of the tiresome stunts by the misleadingly named—only 10…
Posted June 12, 2012 at 4:12 pm
If You Can’t Convince Them, Lock Them Up?
When the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (now claiming ten percent genuine M.D.s!) isn’t harassing the President of the United States or the…
Posted May 30, 2012 at 1:52 pm
First The Feds Came For Light Bulbs: Is Steak Next?
Mark Bittman, the arch-food snob of The New York Times online op-ed section, came out with another doozy of a column this week. Calling for Americans to…
Posted May 18, 2012 at 4:11 pm
The Winners From “Pink Slime” Scare Are … Australian?
We predicted that the unscientific, hysterical calls to remove finely textured beef–tarred as “pink slime” in the media—would result in higher hamburger prices and no benefits to food safety…
Posted May 14, 2012 at 3:52 pm
Memo to Phony Doctors Group: Let the President Eat His Hot Dog!
The evangelical vegetarians at Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (despite the name, only 10 percent of its members are medical doctors) have a habit of attacking President Obama and the First Family for…
Posted May 9, 2012 at 3:59 pm
The Next “Kind” Diet: Starvation?
We often point out that animal rights activists are misanthropic. Some make no bones about it: People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals founder Ingrid Newkirk has compared…
Posted May 2, 2012 at 3:49 pm
The Vegans Who Cried “Poop”
The misnamed Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (less than 10 percent of its members are physicians) wants you to worry about your chicken. Actually, PCRM doesn’t want…
Posted April 12, 2012 at 4:54 pm
Offal for Me, But Not for Ye
With the makers of boneless lean beef trimmings – pejoratively tarred as “pink slime”— suspending operations at three of their four plants, the activists’ whirlwind campaign against…
Posted March 27, 2012 at 4:09 pm
Lies, Damn Lies, and (Food) Statistics
As we wrote recently at The Daily Caller, the latest study finding a link between red meat and mortality has flaws. Notably, the data requires participants to remember…
Posted March 26, 2012 at 5:16 pm
Politicized Health Might Take Choice out of American Diets
Last week, researchers released a study that showed an association between mortality and the consumption of red and processed meat based on two surveys of healthcare professionals. As our…
Posted March 19, 2012 at 4:51 pm