Seafood (page 7)

Piven’s “Sushigate” Gets Even Fishier

Actor Jeremy Piven’s show goes on. But we’re not talking about “Speed-the-Plow,” the Broadway play that formerly featured the “Entourage” star. Piven has a new show: “Spreading Fish Tales at…
Posted January 16, 2009 at 12:00 am

Keeping Our Menus Safe From Shamu

Do you eat whale meat? Probably not, if you’re an American. But if you’ve been following the recent seafood battle between the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Food…
Posted January 5, 2009 at 12:00 am

Ringing Out 2008: A Look Back

As we prepare to chronicle (and resist) a 2009 full of assaults on our food freedoms, we’re also reflecting on the year that’s drawing to a close. Here are some…
Posted December 31, 2008 at 12:00 am

CCF In The News: New Year’s Edition

The Center for Consumer Freedom likes to ring in the New Year with a bang. Food scares, shady health advice, and obesity mania tend to bury common sense. We dig…
Posted December 30, 2008 at 12:00 am

A Fish Story You’ll Only Find On Broadway

For those of you who haven’t been following “Sushigate,” let’s review: News broke last week that television star Jeremy Piven (of "Entourage" fame) had pulled out of his role…
Posted December 23, 2008 at 12:00 am

List Of Holiday “Health Myths” Comes Up Short. Here’s A Better One.

The holiday season is as saturated with lists as it is with candy canes and mistletoe. Gift wish lists, top holiday songs, best seasonal dessert recipes. Today, health reporters across…
Posted December 18, 2008 at 12:00 am

Public Health Triumphs Over Fishy Activism

Napoleon Bonaparte famously told his army to never wake him for good news, “because with good news nothing presses.” Napoleon never met the United States government, whose rare good-news day is usually cause…
Posted December 12, 2008 at 12:00 am

It’s a Real Tuna Meltdown

“Fish stories,” we write in this morning’s Providence Journal, “are just like every other media phenomenon: Bad news makes for better headlines. So mercury fears, however misguided, tend to…
Posted November 25, 2008 at 12:00 am

Organic Activist Complaints Smell Fishy

In addition to being America’s self-anointed nutrition czar, Marion Nestle is our benevolent organic overlord. On her blog (titled, without a hint of authoritarian irony, “What To Eat”), Nestle…
Posted November 20, 2008 at 12:00 am

Pregnant Women Shouldn’t Swallow Mercury Scares

Washington Post writer Moira McLaughlin is six months pregnant and responsibly trying to navigate the tricky world of prenatal nutrition. That is no easy task, since even the Food and…
Posted November 12, 2008 at 12:00 am