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Dr. Oz’s Rotting Credibility on Food
Last week, the unscientific coalition that opposes safe genetically improved foods (GIFs) seemed to gain a much needed reputable ally in the Oprah-endorsed “America’s Doctor,” Dr. Mehmet Oz. Unfortunately,…
Posted March 26, 2014 at 8:46 am
If You Hate GMOs, Are You a Pro-Russia Conspiracy Theorist?
Opponents of genetically improved foods (GIFs) don’t have science on their side—a growing consensus (today the Crop Science Society of America joined the chorus) of scientific authorities…
Posted March 21, 2014 at 1:54 pm
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
Another Top Scientist Defends Food Technology
The scientific community is united in its consensus regarding the safety of Genetically Improved Foods (GIFs). The premier scientific body in the U.S., the National Academy of Sciences,…
Posted March 17, 2014 at 3:17 pm
FDA Clears BPA… Again
Bisphenol-A (BPA), the chemical that makes plastic shatterproof and protects canned food from spoilage, has for some time now been the trophy prize that agenda-driven, junk-scientists have…
Posted March 14, 2014 at 8:01 am
California Clucking Around With Egg Law
Unsatisfied with merely increasing the price of eggs in their own state, Californians want to raise egg prices in yours as well. But some states are fighting back against…
Posted March 11, 2014 at 1:41 pm
EWG’s Latest Needless Victim: Shampoo
The scaremongering Environmental Working Group won’t stop until we are washing ourselves with pig fat again. Even then EWG will probably claim that some pig fats cause some…
Posted March 7, 2014 at 11:35 am
The Dangers of Outsourcing Policy to Activists
Today, BusinessWeek reveals a concerning development in food policy in this activist age. Noting that activist groups (contrary to the provisional findings of the Food and Drug Administration, the…
Posted March 6, 2014 at 2:07 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