515 search results for “food police” (page 11)

New Report: Food Is the Wrong Target in the Obesity Debate

WASHINGTON – After years of nutrition zealots claiming that the food we eat is killing us, the Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) has released a new report demonstrating that lifestyle,…
Posted December 4, 2007 at 12:00 am

Food Cops: Not Worth Their Weight In Salt

Food-police activists have compared trans fats to arsenic, cupcakes to contraband, and—most recently—salt to the plague. Over the weekend, the Chicago Tribune quoted one nutrition “expert” who…
Posted October 9, 2007 at 12:00 am

CCF Response Leaves Food Cops Seeing Red

Many food police groups believe labels speak louder than words. And they want to raise the volume on obesity hype by slapping warning labels on everything under the bun. From…
Posted September 18, 2007 at 12:00 am

School Food Cops And The 10-Percent Solution

Desperate for an obesity scapegoat, activists have rushed to single out food offered in schools — including bake sale goodies, vending machine snacks, and birthday cupcakes…
Posted June 12, 2007 at 12:00 am

Percolating A New Food Scare

Forget reefer madness. Health activists are now saying that the real gateway drug is caffeine. On Sunday, Boston Globe contributor (and high school English teacher) Ron Fletcher offered his expert…
Posted May 14, 2007 at 12:00 am

From Linköping To LA: Food Fight Updates

The latest report issued by Swedish scientist Fredrik Nyström contains a message eerily akin to those preached by Sunday school teachers: "Every individual is unique and special." Surprisingly, his conclusion…
Posted February 1, 2007 at 12:00 am

Food Cops Lighten Up (Limited Time Only)

While kids across the country look forward to donning their scariest masks tonight (and pets are being made to wear their most embarrassing costumes, much to the chagrin…
Posted October 31, 2006 at 12:00 am

Declaration of Food Independence

On July 4, 1776, America’s founding fathers signed their names to the Declaration of Independence in an effort to affirm basic liberties. But they never dreamed that anyone would someday…
Posted June 30, 2006 at 12:00 am

Because You Should Pay More For Food

Last night’s broadcast of Paula Zahn Now on CNN included a debate between a staunch opponent of consumer freedom and an equally steadfast supporter, arguing over that most…
Posted May 31, 2006 at 12:00 am

Former Food Puritan Pounds Paranoid Policies

Early in my children’s lives, I was a no-sugar, no-fat mom, the legacy of my own childhood with a constantly dieting mother. I thought I was doing the right…
Posted May 30, 2006 at 12:00 am