Food Police (page 87)

Hot Dogs And French Fries And Cakes (Oh, My!)

Not content with attempting to ban soda, bake sales, and peanut butter & jelly sandwiches in schools, the food police now want your children to think there’s…
Posted May 1, 2003 at 12:00 am

Quote of the Week

"If you did a risk assessment for a peanut today, it would not necessarily be approved," says Greg Jaffe of the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI). Luckily, CSPI wasn't around when peanuts first hit the market. We can only wonder what other modern food advances have been derailed by the health nannies at CSPI and beyond.
Posted April 30, 2003 at 12:00 am

Tennessee Legislation Targets Girl Scout Cookies, Bake Sales, Vegetables

To Connecticut, Texas, and Kentucky, add Tennessee to the list of states deliberating over-the-top legislation to combat childhood obesity. A bill under consideration…
Posted April 16, 2003 at 12:00 am

The End of PB&J

Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches would be banned from Connecticut schools under proposed legislation. Thanks to overblown fears of “trans fats,” the bill would eliminate all foods containing…
Posted April 2, 2003 at 12:00 am

Quote of the Week

The mass media seems to be catching on to the unscientific proclamations of the misnamed Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI). Pittsburgh Post-Gazette food writer Nancy Anderson…
Posted March 31, 2003 at 12:00 am

How Much Dietary Fiber Is In Your Barbeque?

Maine and New York have been considering legislation that would mandate nutrition labeling on menus and menu boards. And now a bill introduced by a…
Posted March 25, 2003 at 12:00 am

Saddam Learns From CSPI?

The food cops at the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) undoubtedly uncorked the distilled water in celebration on Sunday, as The McLaughlin Group aired…
Posted March 5, 2003 at 12:00 am

Doctor Strange-Veggie Wants to Sue

“We need to fight back using every legal means at our disposal.” That’s how animal rights radical Neal Barnard justifies fast food lawsuits in the generally respectable…
Posted February 11, 2003 at 12:00 am

Anti-meat ‘Nutrition Action’

The misnamed Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has always had a subtle bias against meat and dairy. But Michael Jacobson, the group’s chief dietary scold,…
Posted January 27, 2003 at 12:00 am

Psst – Your Agenda is Showing!

The zealots of the Farm Animal Reform Movement (FARM) are at it again. Just weeks before their annual “Great American Meatout” event, FARM is setting…
Posted January 23, 2003 at 12:00 am