Dairy (page 2)

Changing Recipes Is a Difficult but Worthwhile Task

Imagine if you read that food producers were trying to make “reduced fat” oil, or “reduced sugar” fruit. You’d expect both of those tasks to be very difficult, as…
Posted August 7, 2012 at 4:32 pm

Hold the Snob’s Nobel Nomination

One man stands against the medical establishment. Apparently, one man knows the truth about milk. (He also likes cheese, but that’s okay.) He’s not the medical gadfly…
Posted July 25, 2012 at 4:07 pm

Milking Anecdotes and Animal Rights Activists

Mark Bittman, The New York Times’ resident holier-than-thou food columnist, economic illiterate, and sugar-prohibitionist gastronome, is at it again. After condemning sugared drinks (when not peddling recipes…
Posted July 9, 2012 at 3:45 pm

Jillian’s Not on The Doctors Anymore

The 90-percent-non-physician Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) is trying to ban all animal products from the federal food stamp program, officially known as the Supplemental Nutrition…
Posted June 22, 2012 at 4:33 pm

Can Consumers Win Liberation from the Mythical Long Shadow?

The intellectual godfather of the animal rights movement, Peter Singer, co-authored an article in The Washington Post claiming, “To fix the climate, take meat off the menu.”…
Posted June 18, 2012 at 4:31 pm

PCRM’s Latest Fast-Food Freakout

Lost among last week’s brouhaha over Great Nanny of New York Michael Bloomberg’s edict banning large-ish restaurant sodas was another of the tiresome stunts by the misleadingly named—only 10…
Posted June 12, 2012 at 4:12 pm

Memo to Phony Doctors Group: Let the President Eat His Hot Dog!

The evangelical vegetarians at Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (despite the name, only 10 percent of its members are medical doctors) have a habit of attacking President Obama and the First Family for…
Posted May 9, 2012 at 3:59 pm

Hey, Teachers: Leave That Milk Alone!

We’ve noted before that chocolate milk is both a favorite choice of thirsty schoolchildren and a favorite target of anti-milk and anti-sweets activists. Two stories,…
Posted March 30, 2012 at 4:47 pm

Laughing at PCRM, Not with PCRM

It’s no surprise that the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) is behind the ridiculous new billboards attacking cheese. The two new billboards, located near Albany, NY, show a man’s belly…
Posted January 19, 2012 at 4:59 pm