The Green Fringe (page 3)

Taking a Scalpel to Forks Over Knives

When the veganism-pushing documentary Forks Over Knives came out on DVD two weeks ago, it became apparent that this movie would be 2011’s mass-hysteria answer to Food…
Posted September 14, 2011 at 12:00 am

Greenpeace: 40 Years of “Anti-Science”

Everybody’s (least) favorite environmental zealot group Greenpeace turns 40 this month. The organization, which started out as a bunch of hippies protesting nuclear weapons testing, has expanded its scope (and budget) in the…
Posted September 8, 2011 at 12:00 am

Al Gore: Meat = Global Warming

Former Vice President Al Gore is well known for his advocacy work on climate-change issues. But a new interview with Gore is making waves—and not just for his…
Posted August 29, 2011 at 12:00 am

Fish-Oil Salesman Puts Poor Children at Risk

Dr. Joseph Mercola has a lot of strange ideas (like his comparison of chicken nuggets to Silly Putty), but the Internet’s most famous osteopath couldn’t be more self-servingly…
Posted August 24, 2011 at 12:00 am

Quote of the Week

In defense of genetically modified (GM) foods, Nina V. Fedoroff – a professor of biology at Penn State and the former science and technology adviser to the secretary of…
Posted August 19, 2011 at 12:00 am

EWG: The Endlessly Wrong Group

Whenever you pick up the newspaper and read a scary story about chemicals in everyday items that are supposedly killing us, there’s a good chance the group behind the…
Posted August 5, 2011 at 12:00 am

When “Green” Solutions Could Hurt the Planet

In a simpler time, helping the Earth involved recycling and chastising litterbugs. But the annual “Earth Day” has become a platform for environmental and animal rights activists to promote…
Posted April 22, 2011 at 12:00 am

“Naked Chef” Needs “Econ 101”

Los Angeles public school officials remain reluctant to allow British food scold Jamie Oliver to bring reality show drama to their cafeterias, but Season 2 of Oliver’s Food…
Posted April 13, 2011 at 12:00 am

Organic Purists Preach “Unrealistic Ideology”

Scientists have repeatedly failed to find significant nutritional differences between food marketed as “organic” and its conventional counterpart. So it’s fitting that the term “halo effect” now…
Posted April 11, 2011 at 12:00 am

Our Favorite Everyday Fools

Idiocy and fanaticism aren’t limited to just one calendar day a year. And to prove it, we’d like to share a little April Fool’s Day quiz. See if you…
Posted April 1, 2011 at 12:00 am