Food Police

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

CSPI’s Biggest Flops, Birthday Edition

Last week, the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI)—America’s leading self-proclaimed “food police”—turned 45. We’d send over a cake, but the stress from seeing so much sugar…
Posted February 29, 2016 at 9:50 am

Take Sierra Club’s Agriculture Policy off the Menu

It’s no secret that the Sierra Club has long-since moved from worshipping the conservationist vision of the organization’s founder, John Muir, to bowing before the altar of…
Posted January 19, 2015 at 10:50 am

The Best and Worst News Stories of 2014

Before kicking off the New Year, we wanted to pause and reflect on a few memorable moments from 2014. We’ve rounded up the most radical activist rantings and the…
Posted January 2, 2015 at 9:50 am

Anti-Sugar Activists Don’t “Win Forever”

In a victory for consumer choice and basic common sense, Maryland’s Howard County Executive, Allan Kittleman, signed an executive order yesterday repealing the county’s ban on sugar-sweetened drinks. The…
Posted December 9, 2014 at 5:09 pm

The Skinny on So-Called Food “Addiction”

This week, the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) hosted an open conference exploring the evidence—or lack thereof—supporting anti-pleasure activists’ risible food “addiction” theory. The program—aptly titled “Food Addiction – Believe it…
Posted November 7, 2014 at 4:01 pm

Another GMO Labeling Initiative Primed for Defeat

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try, again. At least that seems to be the approach taken by Big Organic in its continued crusade for the unnecessary mandatory…
Posted October 31, 2014 at 4:00 pm

CSPI Strikes Again: Yet Another List Vilifying Your Favorite Foods

The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) recently issued a hyperbolic blacklist of foods, entitled: “What Not to Eat: 10 Foods to Avoid.” This isn’t the first…
Posted October 29, 2014 at 9:02 am