Food Police (page 3)

Candy Bans and UN Control of Your Food

While America’s food police have thus far been largely unsuccessful, control over food choices is a global goal. This weekend, two foreign developments took direct aim at dinner plates—including…
Posted May 19, 2014 at 4:45 pm

Out-of-State Kooks Impose Anti-Science Labeling on Oregon

Environmental radicals often tout the scientific consensus when it comes to the climate change issue. But when it comes to crops, they’re eerily silent.  The safety of genetically improved foods (GIFs) is well established. The…
Posted May 13, 2014 at 12:29 pm

Katie Couric: Drug Dealer?

Today is the day the nation’s food police have been waiting for: the day Fed Up, a film calling for government control over…
Posted May 9, 2014 at 8:14 am

Italian-Food Freakout From a Familiar Face

We’ve criticized the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) in the past for its propaganda tactics. CSPI is home to wild, press-bait claims, like its classic scare that…
Posted May 5, 2014 at 11:26 am

Michael Pollan’s Greatest Laugh Lines

Last week in The New Yorker, Michael Pollan – a UC-Berkeley journalism professor, an activist, an author, and a journalist — was portrayed as a civil debater who can fairly argue against…
Posted April 30, 2014 at 7:38 am

Leave the Moo-Moo Juice Alone

If insanity is defined as doing the same thing repeatedly and expecting a different result, we may need to open a clinic for anti-milk activists such as the puritanical Center for Science…
Posted April 21, 2014 at 8:20 am

Will a ‘Manifesto for Planetary Health’ Invade the US?

Americans have shown very little appetite for government control of our food choices. Despite the best efforts of Michael Bloomberg, Yale activists, and a host of nanny-state advocates, governments…
Posted March 19, 2014 at 12:25 pm

Will Federal Labeling Requirements Spur New Taxes?

The Obama administration’s hunger for big government may be insatiable, because now it wants to limit our own appetite. Having taken control of healthcare, it is setting the stage…
Posted March 6, 2014 at 9:56 am

We All Eat This Ingredient – Is it Really Bad?

Welcome, readers to the well-trodden soil trampled by numerous junk “latest studies” and their cousin, the baseless activist food scare. The latest is that eating bread—yes, bread,…
Posted February 28, 2014 at 2:48 pm

Childhood Obesity Rates Drop, Again

Activists frequently justify their invasive proposals to regulate every aspect of our diets by promoting the idea that obesity rates will skyrocket in the future. We’ve been…
Posted February 27, 2014 at 11:39 am