Animal Rights Extremism (page 9)

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

Foodie Villain of the Week

The current foodie movement villain of the week is ground beef, specifically boneless lean beef trimmings (which they call “pink slime”). What are boneless lean beef trimmings? Well, they’re…
Posted March 15, 2012 at 4:58 pm

Animal Models OK for Vegan Propaganda, not Children’s Research Hospital

The bacon- and cheese-hating vegan scolds at the misnamed Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (only ten percent of its members are M.D.s) are back to their…
Posted March 13, 2012 at 4:50 pm

PCRM’s Hogwash Won’t Stop Bacon Festival

In November, this Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) billboard greeted Iowans near Des Moines in anticipation of the annual Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival this month. The Wall Street Journal …
Posted February 20, 2012 at 1:41 pm

Comic Relief for Friends of Organic Snobs

The IFC comedy Portlandia premiered last January. A sketch comedy about the “wheat-germy, hippie-ish environs of Portland, Ore.,” the show would be amiss without featuring some of the…
Posted January 18, 2012 at 3:25 pm

The Daily Show Takes Frank Look at PCRM Campaign

The 90-percent-M.D.-free Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) ran a billboard campaign comparing hot dogs to cigarettes this summer (not for the first time). We’ve always found…
Posted November 7, 2011 at 12:00 am

PCRM Can’t Spin Away from…a College Newspaper?

The so-called Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (only 10 percent its membership graduated from medical school) filed a USDA complaint two weeks ago against a Wayne State University…
Posted November 3, 2011 at 12:00 am

Is Food the Earth’s Worst Enemy?

The radical Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) can’t seem to go a day without lecturing the 99 percent of the country that doesn’t share its vegan…
Posted October 14, 2011 at 12:00 am

Quote of the Week

If you follow us regularly, then no doubt you saw that the misnamed “Physicians Committee” for Responsible Medicine, a PETA-linked animal rights group, recently put up a…
Posted October 5, 2011 at 12:00 am