Food Police

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

UK Proposes Limits on Pizza, No Limits on Nanny State

Food in the UK is under threat. It’s not the first time bad food laws have come to the island—it was once mandated that all bananas sold in the…
Posted October 16, 2018 at 10:17 am

“Xtreme” Food Nannies Xposed as Xtra Feeble

The nannies over at the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) are at it again—they recently released their Xtreme…
Posted July 30, 2018 at 4:51 pm

Is Meat the Next “Sin” We’ll Be Asked to Atone For?

If you’re wondering what the next front of the radical anti-consumer brigade will be, it’s likely going to be a meat tax. The idea has support among animal…
Posted January 23, 2018 at 11:49 am

Ignore the Hype, Your Holiday Feast is Safe

During this holiday season we go from one get-together to another to be merry with friends and family. At its core, the holiday season is about coming together…
Posted December 19, 2017 at 10:03 am

Vegans Try to Ban Hot Dogs in Schools

In an effort to garner headlines and impose its vegan agenda on our nation’s youth, the guileful Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) has brought a lawsuit against the Los Angeles and Poway Unified…
Posted April 25, 2017 at 11:08 am

Boycott TripAdvisor for Allying with PETA

TripAdvisor.com recently announced a new policy to restrict users from booking certain animal attractions – like swimming with dolphins and elephant rides – after working with People for the Ethical…
Posted February 16, 2017 at 8:27 pm

Are Dietary Guidelines Based on “Pseudoscience”?

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,…
Posted March 23, 2016 at 9:48 am