Op-ed

Taking Back the Narrative From Animal Activists

Originally published in Meatingplace by Rick Berman on September 1, 2019: PETA and HSUS have combined budgets of more than $150 million a year. Add to that the hundreds of millions…
Posted September 1, 2020 at 3:38 pm

Talking Turkey About Meat and Climate Change

Originally published in The Waco Tribune-Herald by Will Coggin on December 3, 2019: Thanksgiving is almost here. Along with turkey and mashed potatoes, one thing can be counted on:…
Posted December 3, 2019 at 11:03 am

The Plant-Based Chicken Comes Home to Roost

Originally published in Wall Street Journal by Rick Berman on November 6, 2019: Beyond Meat’s stock…
Posted November 8, 2019 at 1:54 pm

It’s Time to Stop Steak Shaming

Originally published in USA Today by Will Coggin on November 2, 2019: Imagine ordering dinner at your favorite restaurant. You know what you want without hesitation: a perfectly marbled…
Posted November 5, 2019 at 3:18 pm

The Problem with ‘Plant’-Based Protein

Originally published in The Sampson Independent by Will Coggin on September 19, 2019: The latest food fad is coming to America’s hospitals and schools. Last month, Aramark and Sodexo,…
Posted September 19, 2019 at 8:37 am

Will California police your fashion?

Originally published in the OC Register on August 27, 2019: This week California Senators will take up a controversial bill to prohibit Californians from buying natural fur clothing. Proponents…
Posted August 28, 2019 at 1:46 pm

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