Op-ed

Why Banning Fur Will Hurt the Environment

Originally published in The Bakersfield Californian by Will Coggin on June 15, 2019: California is moving forward with some of the most sweeping anti-pollution legislation to date. On the…
Posted June 15, 2019 at 4:11 pm

Are Meatless “Burgers” Really a Healthy Alternative?

Originally published in The Philadelphia Inquirer by Will Coggin on June 12, 2019: Summer is the perfect time to get together with family and friends while cooking burgers on…
Posted June 12, 2019 at 4:00 pm

A Naked Attack on Consumer Choice

Originally published in Fox & Hounds Daily by Will Coggin on June 4, 2019: Should the government police what goes on in your bedroom? How about advancing a bill…
Posted June 4, 2019 at 3:56 pm

Council Speaker Wants to Raid Your Closet

Originally published in Crain’s New York by Will Coggin on May 23, 2019: Under Mayor Michael Bloomberg, New York City tried to act as the food police. Now the…
Posted May 23, 2019 at 3:53 pm

Meat Companies Should Choose Offense on Fake Meat

Originally published in Meatingplace by Will Coggin on April 10, 2019: A recent industry column suggested that when it comes to fake meat, companies invested in animal agriculture have…
Posted April 10, 2019 at 3:50 pm

Fake News is More Real Than Ever

Originally published in Newsday by Will Coggin on April 1, 2019: There’s a cutting-edge trend in video development with promising — and alarming — implications. This double-edge sword is…
Posted April 1, 2019 at 3:04 pm

Dairy: A Case Study for Fake Meat

Originally published in Drovers by Will Coggin on March 22, 2019: To say that history often repeats itself is an understatement when it comes to the plant-based…
Posted March 22, 2019 at 2:59 pm

‘Meatless Mondays’ Don’t Fight Climate Change or Boost Kids’ Health

Originally published in the New York Post by Will Coggin on March 18, 2019: Having a case of the Mondays just got much worse for students in New York…
Posted March 18, 2019 at 2:50 pm

California’s Nanny State Targets Food, Clothing

Originally published in the Orange County Register by Will Coggin on March 5, 2019: Only 6 percent of Californians are below the age of 5, but some state legislators…
Posted March 5, 2019 at 2:38 pm

Cow Flatulence is Not a Global Climate Threat

Originally published in the Bakersfield Californian by Will Coggin on March 2, 2019: The Green New Deal recently introduced in Congress signals a new political focus on climate change.
Posted March 2, 2019 at 2:32 pm