Big Fat Lies

NYC’s Green New Deal Butchers Truth About Meat

On Earth Day this year, New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio unveiled his Big Apple version of the Green New Deal, called “One NYC 2050: Building a Strong and Fair City.” Despite the proposal’s…
Posted April 24, 2019 at 12:08 pm

Study: Vegan Diet Won’t Stop Global Warming

Anti-meat groups like PETA and the Humane Society of the United States (not affiliated with your local pet shelter) claim that people need to go vegan to save…
Posted April 1, 2019 at 9:03 am

Is Super Size Me a Big Fat Lie?

The 2004 schlock-umentary Super Size Me, starring Morgan Spurlock, launched fast-food and nutrition to the front of the public’s mind. In the flick, Spurlock films himself—supposedly—eating nothing but McDonald’s food…
Posted May 25, 2018 at 8:46 am

Who’s Really Giving “Food with Integrity”?

Chipotle—now coming off the first quarterly loss in the company’s history amid a serious food safety crisis—makes a big show about how it doesn’t use genetically improved foods (better…
Posted April 29, 2016 at 3:45 pm

“Science” Group Demands Nutrition Groupthink

The so-called Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has spent the last few decades proclaiming that it is certain of what a healthy diet is — in…
Posted April 6, 2016 at 3:47 pm

Are Dietary Guidelines Based on “Pseudoscience”?

Every five years, the federal government (through the Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services) issues its “Dietary Guidelines for Americans.” The latest batch were issued in 2015,…
Posted March 23, 2016 at 9:48 am

From the Chubby Truth to Poo-Ritos, Chipotle Faces Questions

In the weeks since we began our campaign to counter the deceptive advertising of Chipotle Mexican Grill, Chipotle has spent a great deal of time squeezing hard to figure out…
Posted November 18, 2015 at 11:00 am

5 Slimy Things You Didn’t Know About Chipotle

While Chipotle may hit the spot when you’re craving a big burrito, Chipotle’s marketing team serves up some slimy deceptions that aren’t nearly as tasty. Overall, Chipotle loves…
Posted September 29, 2015 at 9:01 am

Misleading Exercise Labels Back on Activist Agenda

The food police are back on the prowl thanks to a recent study from the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health (yes, that Bloomberg). The study…
Posted October 24, 2014 at 11:55 am

Hypocritical “Watchdog” Really sCREWed Up   

It’s no secret that Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) tends to lean to the political left—a point we’ve long made at our project CrewExposed.com. After all, the nonprofit group has…
Posted September 3, 2014 at 2:19 pm