PETA Blames the Victim

(November 17th, 2016)
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) sure has a weird way of showing what it’s all about. In a recent lawsuit against the organization, PETA is accused of stealing and murdering a Hispanic family’s beloved dog named Maya … Continue reading
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 known as GMOs) in its burritos. But a new decision by … Continue reading
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 the words of organization president and co-founder Michael Jacobson, “a pound … Continue reading
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, combining the usual mix of anti-steak and anti-sweets harangues, though some, … Continue reading
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 what to do. In addition to our campaigns, Chipotle has … Continue reading
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 to push a fairytale narrative to consumers that the company’s food is … Continue reading
Years ago, we published a report, Holy Cows, on the willingness of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) to manipulate religious teachings to peddle its radical animal liberation agenda. Nothing has changed. Just this week, Sarah Withrow King—the director of PETA’s self-serving religious affiliate, Jesus People for Animals—penned an opinion piece that managed … Continue reading
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 sought to reduce consumption of juice and soda by posting signs in … Continue reading
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 been run by former top Democratic aide to the House Judiciary Committee Melanie Sloan and … Continue reading
Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps, a Big Green California company, is an outspoken advocate of the scientifically suspect “GMO labeling” movement. According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Dr. Bronner’s should spend more time worrying about their own labels. For starters, … Continue reading