Seafood (page 20)

More Fish Stories

Fenton Communications starts a new campaign to push people away from eating commercially harvested fish. (See our headlines from the 15th) The next day, the Los Angeles Time features a…
Posted November 17, 2000 at 12:00 am

There’s Something Fish Here

Fenton Communications, the group that brought you the thoroughly debunked Alar-on-apples scare and the unnecessary “Give Swordfish A Break!” campaign, is at it again. Fenton has brought together several of…
Posted November 15, 2000 at 12:00 am

Taking Fish Off The Menu

Chefs Collaborative is acknowledging its part in Fenton Communications' nonsensical campaign to ban swordfish. SeaWeb (a Fenton creation) says, "We picked swordfish for our campaign because we knew it appealed to a lot of consumers," and not, of course, because swordfish were ever really in danger. Expect more of your favorite restaurant fare soon to follow on these anti-choice activists "You can't eat that!" list.
Posted August 28, 2000 at 12:00 am

Let’s Hear It For The Lobster Lady!

Too often, SeaWeb and other nautical nannies generate scare headlines about vanishing seafood to bolster their calls for boycotts. But now, marine scientist Diane Cowan, aided by a veritable volunteer…
Posted August 11, 2000 at 12:00 am

Consumer Freedom Wins!

The SeaWeb and Natural Resources Defense Council’s “Give Swordfish A Break Campaign” is officially over. SeaWeb executive director Vikki Spruill said that in light of recent government actions, the…
Posted August 3, 2000 at 12:00 am

Vote Them All Off The Island

The bird-brained anti-choice chicken rights activists at United Poultry Concerns say the "Survivor" television show participants should not eat the chickens they win in an upcoming episode, but instead feed them. Not too long ago, these "Survivor" people were eating rats. Of course, the radical animal rights activists at the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals protested that too.
Posted June 30, 2000 at 12:00 am

First Swordfish, Now Lobster?

Apparently the falsehoods used in the campaign against swordfish haven't stopped attempts to stop us from eating another favorite seafood, lobster. The Boston Globe gives Chefs Collaborative 2000, SeaWeb and other nannies another chance to spread their anti-choice rhetoric in an article long on opinion, short on facts.
Posted June 14, 2000 at 12:00 am

More Popular Seafood Targeted By Activists

Following on the heels of the fact-less "Give Swordfish A Break" media campaign, some activists are now trying to get the public to stop eating tuna, shrimp, salmon, pollock and more. These anti-choice activists are producing "information" guides they hope will alter consumer-eating habits to align with their political agenda.
Posted March 7, 2000 at 12:00 am

Lobster Lunacy

The radical vegetarian group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is petitioning Maine Governor Angus S. King against allowing the state to restore a lobster motif to its license plates. "We hope you'll agree that the state's license plate is no place to put the image of an animal who has been boiled alive," said a PETA letter to the governor. ("PETA fights lobster plate resurrection," Bangor Daily News, 1/20/00, No link available.)
Posted January 18, 2000 at 12:00 am