Animal Rights Extremism (page 9)

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

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