Food Police (page 11)

Food Cops Unwittingly Demonstrate Usefulness of Food Processing

The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) periodically raises alarm bells about pathogens in America’s generally very safe food supply. Now CSPI has released what…
Posted April 24, 2013 at 4:48 pm

The Home Cook’s Dilemma

Michael Pollan, arch-foodie and author of the food-Luddite tome The Omnivore’s Dilemma, has a new book out, entitled Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation. Like his previous efforts, the…
Posted April 22, 2013 at 2:22 pm

New Book Debunks Food Police Agenda and Goals

The food activist book industry has been hyperactive the past few months. Robert Lustig’s holy war against sugar was extended into book form. Melanie Warner proclaimed a…
Posted April 19, 2013 at 1:24 pm

A Quick Primer on the Real Story on So-Called “Food Addiction”

The latest tactic by the nation’s food police is to classify foods as “foods of abuse” that are “addictive” and that should be regulated like tobacco cigarettes,…
Posted April 17, 2013 at 5:04 pm

Coffer-Fattening California Proposal Grows Even Larger

We mentioned in passing a California proposal that would grant the state Department of Public Health the authority to restrict or prohibit the sales of consumer products in…
Posted April 16, 2013 at 2:45 pm

Gummy Bear G-Men: Coming to a Classroom Near You?

Three years ago, the federal government passed a law establishing new, very strict nutritional guidelines for school lunches. For about a decade, nutrition activists like the…
Posted April 16, 2013 at 9:38 am

Journal of Food Scaremongers Rues Downfall of Soda Ban

Last month when all hope for adult decision-making in New York seemed lost, a New York state judge threw out the city’s proposed regulation limiting the size of…
Posted April 4, 2013 at 4:54 pm

War on Food Wrong?

Last week, we took note of an article in the progressive policy journal Breakthrough that challenged the prevailing anti-food orthodoxy in the debate over obesity. It’s worth…
Posted April 3, 2013 at 3:26 pm

Food Freedom News Roundup: Speaking out against Food Cop Press Stunts, PETA Campaign Leads to Cyber-Bullying, and More

Our objections to the Center for Science in the Public Interest’s (CSPI) report attacking restaurants for their kids’ meal offerings received wide coverage. The Los Angeles…
Posted March 29, 2013 at 2:29 pm

Food Police Hide Agenda Behind Children

The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) makes no bones about its goals: It wants to scare you into asking the government to ban the foods…
Posted March 28, 2013 at 3:37 pm