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Food Cops Gather Their Forces

At last year’s 130th annual meeting of the American Public Health Association (APHA), California food cop Harold Goldstein mused: “Our task is — our hope is…
Posted October 6, 2003 at 12:00 am

Sue The Nutritionist

A study published in the respected JAMA indicates that eating dark chocolate can lower blood pressure. USA Today notes that: “Other experiments show cocoa…
Posted August 28, 2003 at 12:00 am

Food Cops Mess With Texas

“Stop. Step away from the junk food and listen carefully. We Americans are overweight, and it’s because we eat too much of the wrong stuff.” So begins a…
Posted August 18, 2003 at 12:00 am

Tastes Too Good? Costs Too Little?

Listening to today’s health police, you’d think that consumers were being attacked by malevolent, unhealthy snacks. “Fast food is infiltrating our culture … It’s basically everywhere,” warns Kelly…
Posted August 7, 2003 at 12:00 am

Balance, Moderation, and Exercise? ‘I Don’t Support That.’

Diet scold Marion Nestle, who was the keynote speaker at last month’s obesity lawsuit conference and complains that food is too cheap in America,…
Posted July 8, 2003 at 12:00 am

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

G’Day! and Cheerio! to ‘Twinkie Taxes’

In a bid to discourage the public from assuming Orson Welles-like physical proportions, medical groups in both Great Britain and Australia are now recommending that their governments add punitive taxes…
Posted June 10, 2003 at 12:00 am

SPECIAL REPORT: Soda Ban Lacks Scientific Fizz

The California legislature’s top lifestyle nanny has finally scored a win. Deborah Ortiz’s bill to phase out soft drinks in schools passed the state Senate last week and…
Posted June 5, 2003 at 12:00 am

SPECIAL REPORT: Doctor Of Animal-Rights-ology Is The ‘Untested Weapon’ In Fast Food Lawsuit Strategy

First John Banzhaf began comparing Ronald McDonald to Joe Camel. Then the leader of efforts to sue fast food companies for making people fat declared a…
Posted June 3, 2003 at 12:00 am

The Organic Food Lobby

Whatever else organic food is, it’s big business. Grocery stores, distributors, seed companies, compliance officers, manure providers, and a host of other enterprises large and small (not to mention the…
Posted April 9, 2003 at 12:00 am