Celebrities (page 6)

The Latest From the Animal (Rights) Kingdom

We’ve been spending a lot of time discussing the deceptive Humane Society of the United States recently. But there’s plenty of other news of note about HSUS’s philosophical ally in the…
Posted January 21, 2010 at 12:00 am

“Chef” Pollan’s Daily Special: Lousy Advice

Self-styled food guru Michael Pollan’s latest rant against modern farming, Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual, lists 64 rules for healthy eating. Pollan says they are meant to be taken as…
Posted January 19, 2010 at 12:00 am

Celebrity “Scientists” Prescribe Bad Medicine

The British Sense About Science charity trust just released its annual report Celebrities and Science 2009 debunking the absurd health claims of celebrities who think their pop culture…
Posted January 7, 2010 at 12:00 am

In Defense of (Chicken) “Wings”

Paul McCartney has big plans next week. As the BBC reports, the vegetarian former Beatle will travel to the Copenhagen climate change summit to call for the world to…
Posted December 1, 2009 at 12:00 am

Vegetarian Book Makes Meatless Arguments

When even a vegetarian calls your anti-meat book a “screed,” you know you’re in trouble. But that’s just what happened in today’s Washington Times review of Jonathan Safran Foer’s new book, Eating Animals.
Posted November 5, 2009 at 12:00 am

Marley and Meat

 If you follow the animal-rights movement, you might have caught wind of novelist Jonathan Safran Foer’s first attempt at polemic in his new book, Eating Animals. In the tradition…
Posted November 3, 2009 at 12:00 am

Come on Down to the Farmers Market (Bring Your Wallet and Your Food Orthodoxy)

In the mood for a bacon-gouda scone? A $5 pint of raspberries? Some $11-per-pound pork chops? How about the $4 bunch of parsnips? Well, you’re…
Posted September 17, 2009 at 12:00 am

HSUS’s Best Friend?

A columnist at the Baltimore Sun offers an ironic take on the relationship between disgraced felon Michael Vick and the animal rights radicals at the so-called Humane Society…
Posted September 15, 2009 at 12:00 am

How Much Fish For Health? We’ll Tell You.

This week we launched HowMuchFish.com, the only online seafood calculator that quantifies both the health risks and benefits of a diet rich in seafood. Fed up with fishy activists…
Posted July 9, 2009 at 12:00 am

MeMe Roth’s Food-Hating Stunt of the Week

 It’s almost hard to believe that anti-obesity zealot MeMe Roth consented to this profile in the Sunday Guardian. After all, this isn’t the first time Roth came across to…
Posted May 26, 2009 at 12:00 am