Food & Beverage (page 9)

Alarmist Claims about New Obesity Study Still False

A new obesity study out this week indicates that childhood obesity rates have gone up slightly since 1999, contradicting another recent study, conducted by the Centers for Disease…
Posted April 10, 2014 at 7:59 am

New Synthesis of Sugar Research Dispels Alarmists’ Claims

We’ve chronicled the numerous sugar scares promoted by bureaucrats and activists. Armed with alarmist comparisons to poison and cocaine as well as unscientific claims that sugars in…
Posted April 9, 2014 at 7:51 am

Food Tech Deniers May Gain New Ally in Putin’s Russia

Bills mandating labeling on genetically improved foods (GIFs) moved forward recently in Massachusetts (H. 813) and California (S.B. 131). They are backed by organic activists such as MA Right…
Posted April 8, 2014 at 7:57 am

Greenpeace Co-Founder Says Anti-GIF Activists Kill Kids

We’ve extensively detailed how the scientific community is united in its support for genetically improved foods (GIFs), which are capable of reducing world hunger and malnutrition worldwide. Even…
Posted April 7, 2014 at 6:46 am

Single-Nutrient Science Corrupts Health and Public Policy

Is fat so bad for you? New research published in the journal “Annals of Internal Medicine” follows a string of other papers finding the hype about saturated fat may have been…
Posted April 3, 2014 at 9:07 am

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