The Green Fringe (page 6)

The CCF Challenge (Will food and science reporters take the bait?)

If you swallow the scary stories anti-food activists are constantly pushing to the media, you might be worrying about trace amounts of mercury in the fish you eat. But new…
Posted December 7, 2009 at 12:00 am

In Defense of (Chicken) “Wings”

Paul McCartney has big plans next week. As the BBC reports, the vegetarian former Beatle will travel to the Copenhagen climate change summit to call for the world to…
Posted December 1, 2009 at 12:00 am

Don’t Have a Cow, Vegans

Bucknell University philosophy professor Gary Steiner, a self-described vegan, penned an essay published in the Sunday New York Times to lecture meat-eaters (that is, 97 percent of Americans)…
Posted November 24, 2009 at 12:00 am

Exposing the Animal Rights Agenda

Millions have already downloaded and read our primers on animal rights groups.  Called “7 Things You Didn’t Know,” these easy-to-read sheets expose the wholesale deception and backward philosophies of groups…
Posted November 13, 2009 at 12:00 am

The Bacon Beckoning

A new blog features the interesting conversion story of a self-identified former “militant vegan” who changed his ways and became a full-fledged meat eater, starting a website called “The…
Posted November 12, 2009 at 12:00 am

No Cranberries in Texas? No Lobster in Colorado? Blame the ‘Locavores.’

Researchers at MIT and Columbia University believe the answer to the so-called obesity “epidemic” lies in getting Americans to eat more regional food. So they’re outlining different “foodsheds” that…
Posted November 11, 2009 at 12:00 am

All Hail the Supreme Master! (Of Anti-Meat Propaganda)

What do you get when you combine two obnoxious animal rights groups (the ridiculously misnamed Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine and the phony-baloney Humane Society of the United…
Posted November 4, 2009 at 12:00 am

Lawyer Math: 1 + 1 = Prop. 65

Today the Los Angeles Times published a point-counterpoint smackdown between two lawyers on opposing sides of California’s notorious Proposition 65 law, the source of the Golden State’s warning label…
Posted November 2, 2009 at 12:00 am

Quote of the Week

Last night in Los Angeles, Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) president Wayne Pacelle showed why he’s been able to turn a group that sounds as if it’s…
Posted October 30, 2009 at 12:00 am

The Locavore’s New Clothes?

Author James McWilliams has stirred the pot with his new book Just Food: Where Locavores Get It Wrong and How We Can Truly Eat Responsibly. In it, he takes…
Posted September 29, 2009 at 12:00 am