Food Police (page 90)

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

Bully for CSPI

A new study from Johns Hopkins University found that rats fed genistein — a naturally occurring component of soybeans — developed abnormal reproductive organs. We’re still waiting for…
Posted March 13, 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

The FDA Puts Acrylamide in Perspective

Last spring, über-food-cop Michael Jacobson of the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) complained that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had been…
Posted February 26, 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

Doctor Strange-Veggie

We’re not sure when Newsweek started publishing animal-rights propaganda, but its latest effort is on newsstands now. In an article called “New Ideas About Halting Diabetes,” Dr. Neal Barnard…
Posted January 14, 2003 at 12:00 am

Maybe CSPI has a point…

Few things are as satisfying as watching a bully pick on one of his own. The health nannies at the Center for Science in the Public Interest proved…
Posted July 31, 2002 at 12:00 am