Food & Beverage

Vegan Group Tries to Silence Nutrition Research

For years, the so-called “Physicians Committee” for Responsible Medicine, a PETA-linked organization that represents less than 1% of America’s medical doctors, has used junk science studies to push…
Posted October 11, 2019 at 9:01 am

Ad: Fake Meat Grows in Factories, Not on Vines

We’re taking our education campaign about fake meat to a new level. Today, we have placed an ad in The Wall Street Journal…
Posted August 13, 2019 at 2:45 pm

Quiz: Veggie Burger or Dog Food?

The latest generation of “plant-based” fake meat products are designed to mimic the taste of mouthfeel of natural meat. But to do this requires chemical processing. After all, veggie burgers…
Posted August 7, 2019 at 10:52 am

What’s in Fake Milk?

Recently, we launched a campaign exposing what’s really in “fake meat” products. Veggie burgers have been around for decades, but recently some startups have launched new products and piqued consumer…
Posted July 17, 2019 at 2:40 pm

5 Chemicals Lurking in Plant-Based Meats

When something sounds too good to be true, it probably isn’t. In recent years, more consumers are trying meat substitutes made with plants. But they’re not made only with plants. Fake meat…
Posted May 17, 2019 at 3:51 pm

PCRM’s Latest Crappy Ploy

We haven’t heard from the so-called Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine in a while. Readers may remember PCRM as the PETA-linked vegan scolds whose leader once said, “To…
Posted April 22, 2019 at 8:00 am

CNN Left With Egg on Face Over Nutrition Study

Memo to the media: When it comes to reporting on nutrition and health studies, it’s important to walk on eggshells. A recent story published by CNN exaggerated a study with…
Posted March 26, 2019 at 11:11 am

California Considers “Soda Control”

Lawmakers from the (not-so) Golden State want to crack down on a supposed menace to society: people drinking soda. And they’re considering five measures ranging from fines to…
Posted February 26, 2019 at 4:26 pm

Philadelphia’s Soda Tax Is a Business-Killer

Readers know we have railed against soda taxes—including the one in Philadelphia— as disproportionately harming the poorest among us. But there’s another group hurt by the tax:…
Posted January 9, 2019 at 5:37 pm

NBC Omits Wacky Vegan Doc’s Activist Affiliation

A recent segment on NBC’s News4 in Washington, DC gave a platform to Neal Barnard, head honcho over at the PETA-linked Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. Barnard, a psychiatrist…
Posted November 26, 2018 at 3:39 pm