The Green Fringe (page 2)

Food Activists Target Beef Consumption, Claim it’s Bad for the Environment

As Michelle Obama pushes for bigger nutrition labels on food, the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) is working behind the scenes to set new nutritional recommendations due out this fall.
Posted March 20, 2014 at 8:03 am

EWG’s Latest Needless Victim: Shampoo

The scaremongering Environmental Working Group won’t stop until we are washing ourselves with pig fat again. Even then EWG will probably claim that some pig fats cause some…
Posted March 7, 2014 at 11:35 am

We All Eat This Ingredient – Is it Really Bad?

Welcome, readers to the well-trodden soil trampled by numerous junk “latest studies” and their cousin, the baseless activist food scare. The latest is that eating bread—yes, bread,…
Posted February 28, 2014 at 2:48 pm

Some “Sportsmen” Groups Hide Big Green Agendas

Here at CCF, we’re no stranger to catching activist groups hiding radical front agendas. Whether People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) was actually providing grants…
Posted February 10, 2014 at 6:00 pm

Environmental Scaremongers Strike Again

In the past we’ve covered the so-called “Campaign for Safe Cosmetics,” (CSC) an environmentalist scare spinoff of the Environmental Working Group (perhaps better billed the “Environmental Worry Group”).
Posted May 2, 2013 at 4:33 pm

Enviro-Activists’ Fowl Litigation Lays an Egg

It’s been a dreary December for the lawsuit-happy radicals at Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s Waterkeeper Alliance. But hardworking family farmers will be carrying some extra holiday cheer. The Waterkeeper Alliance…
Posted December 26, 2012 at 11:05 am

PCRM Campaign Might Fall to Other Animal Rights Activists’ Bad Behavior

We mentioned in passing the corporate campaign by the animal rights activists in lab-coats at the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) against Wayne State University last year, but since then…
Posted November 28, 2012 at 4:52 pm

Farm Family’s Fate in the Hands of Maryland Federal Court

The radical Waterkeeper Alliance, no stranger to dubious lawsuits, might soon find itself neck-deep in chicken litter. The group, run by the “very reckless” Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. — you…
Posted October 3, 2012 at 3:26 pm

The Myth of the Green Locavore

You want to eat only “local” food? Go for it. Just don’t tell us about how you’re saving Mother Earth. You’re not. USA Today tells us that you’ll be…
Posted August 9, 2012 at 2:46 pm

Time to Boycott Mark Bittman?

In his latest New York Times column, professional food alarmist Mark Bittman asks whether it’s time to boycott tuna, depending on the success or failure of a new Greenpeace campaign asking companies to…
Posted September 23, 2011 at 12:00 am