515 search results for “food police” (page 14)

Cabal Of Activists And Lawyers Plot To Sue Food Companies

The country’s greediest trial lawyers, boldest food nannies, and most outlandish academics will convene in Boston this weekend to plan a legal onslaught against restaurants. The Public Health…
Posted June 19, 2003 at 12:00 am

Fast Food Lawsuits Break All the Rules

Someone has finally published a competent legal analysis of the recent lawsuits filed against fast-food restaurants, and it’s not a glowing review. On Friday, George Mason University law professor…
Posted March 18, 2003 at 12:00 am

Kennedy’s Pork Police Hit Iowa

Farmers be warned: Anti-pork activists from across the nation (including “labor leaders,” “attorneys,” and “animal welfare and community activists”) will descend on Clear Lake, Iowa, on Friday, April 5 for…
Posted April 2, 2002 at 12:00 am

Don’t Invite The Police

D.C. bound anarchist groups planning protests from April 8 thru 17, including those opposing conventionally grown and genetically engineered food, have issued a threatening letter to Washington law enforcement. "We can not accept the active participation of cops…while our main goal is shut down the IMF/World Bank meeting, it is quite predictable that the cops will aggressively attack those actions."
Posted March 31, 2000 at 12:00 am

Bustin’ the Food Cops

In a recent ABC 20/20 “ambush” of a popular steakhouse, the food police got caught in their own sting operation. The dining tables were turned on Jayne Hurley…
Posted October 1, 1999 at 12:00 am

Quote Of The Week

For those of us who don’t want our Turkey Day spoiled by overzealous food scolds, the editorial board of a Florida paper has this message: To the food police, who already are picking on us over how much we’re going to overeat at Thanksgiving, how many saturated fats we’re going to consume, how many excess calories and the fact that most of us will be too full to do any exercise except staggering to the couch for a nap after our monumental meal. Lighten up! ‘Nuff said.
Posted November 14, 2003 at 12:00 am

Holiday Eating Guide

USA Today's Craig Wilson says you ought to tell the food police with their "don't eat this, don't eat that" message to take a hike this holiday season. "Is your favorite childhood memory of Christmas a carrot stick? I didn't think so. Isn't mine, either. A carrot was something you left for Rudolph," Wilson exclaims. As for pie, "Apple. Pumpkin. Mincemeat. Have a slice of each. Or, if you don't like mincemeat, have two apples and one pumpkin. Always have three. When else do you get to have more than one dessert? Labor Day?"
Posted November 29, 2000 at 12:00 am

Editorials Spread Center For Consumer Freedom’s Message

From deploring Kelly Brownell's fat tax to attacking CSPI's call for lawsuits against restaurants, two recent editorials in Charleston's Post and Courier and the Cincinnati Enquirer apparently draw upon Consumer Freedom research to take on the food police. ("The calorie cops demand a Twinkie tax," The Cincinnati Enquirer, 2/26/00.)
Posted February 28, 2000 at 12:00 am

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

A Meat Tax is a Rotten, Regressive Idea

Originally published in the Washington Examiner by Will Coggin on December 19, 2018: Despite our political divisions, here’s a sentiment most Americans can agree on: “You can take my…
Posted December 19, 2018 at 2:01 pm