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This Week in Food Freedom: The World’s Best-Known Convicted Dogfighter—and HSUS Ally—Is Back, Canadians Say Food Is not Tobacco, and More

In case you missed it, our HumaneWatch project released a full-page advertisement in USA Today criticizing the outrageous image rehabilitation that the Humane Society of…
Posted October 30, 2012 at 9:11 am

Weil Quacks Like a Food Nanny Duck

Andrew Weil, member of the advisory board of the so-called Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM), and a person not known as a proponent of evidence-based science, somehow wound up being…
Posted October 18, 2012 at 4:11 pm

Farm Family’s Fate in the Hands of Maryland Federal Court

The radical Waterkeeper Alliance, no stranger to dubious lawsuits, might soon find itself neck-deep in chicken litter. The group, run by the “very reckless” Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. — you…
Posted October 3, 2012 at 3:26 pm

Why Olympic Athletes Are Only Gaining Weight From the Medals Around Their Necks

Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps must be fat. His teammate Ryan Lochte? Morbidly obese. At least that’s what one might think if we took a slew of questionable studies as…
Posted August 1, 2012 at 2:59 pm

Wealthy Conspiracy Theory Peddler Attacks Family Farm

It’s been a few years since America’s pork producers suffered a sustained deluge of failed lawsuits from Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s Waterkeeper Alliance, but that doesn’t mean that…
Posted January 24, 2012 at 3:47 pm

Comparative Advantage: The “Locavore’s Dilemma”

Last week, we looked at New York Times columnist Mark Bittman’s argument that “It’d be even better, really, if most of [our food] came from within a few…
Posted November 16, 2011 at 12:00 am

Likening Hamburgers to Heroin Is a Dopey Comparison

New York Times food columnist Mark Bittman started off his Saturday column with promise. He acknowledged that it’s “just plain wrong” to assume that fast food is cheaper…
Posted September 26, 2011 at 12:00 am

Feds Press Dr. Oz Over Juice Scare

We’ve long pointed out that “scarecrow” Dr. Oz’s TV show is far more about showmanship than any credible advice about food and nutrition. And now we’re not the only ones…
Posted September 19, 2011 at 12:00 am

Taking a Scalpel to Forks Over Knives

When the veganism-pushing documentary Forks Over Knives came out on DVD two weeks ago, it became apparent that this movie would be 2011’s mass-hysteria answer to Food…
Posted September 14, 2011 at 12:00 am

Fish-Oil Salesman Puts Poor Children at Risk

Dr. Joseph Mercola has a lot of strange ideas (like his comparison of chicken nuggets to Silly Putty), but the Internet’s most famous osteopath couldn’t be more self-servingly…
Posted August 24, 2011 at 12:00 am