515 search results for “food police” (page 4)

Food Police: Milk Is Unhealthy for Kids

Washington, DC – Attention parents and teachers! The food police have added whole and two-percent milk to the list of “poor nutritional quality” beverages in their crosshairs, recommending that they…
Posted April 21, 2004 at 12:00 am

Food Police: ‘We Have Just Begun To Fight’

Ellen Ruppel Shell, author of The Hungry Gene: The Science of Fat and the Future of Thin, is sounding downright Churchillian. “We can no longer afford…
Posted July 29, 2003 at 12:00 am

ActivistCash.com Revisits the Food Police

If you wanted the skinny on the misnamed Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), you could always visit CSPIscam.com. Now you can also check out the…
Posted July 2, 2003 at 12:00 am

TIME Reports On The Food Police

TIME magazine features a far too sympathetic story on "the food police" and their overzealous attempts to change what we eat. Many of our favorite nannies are featured in this puff piece, including The Center for Science in the Public Interest, the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, and Jeremy Rifkin. ("Watchdogs who bite: nutrition activists attack everything from milk to fettuccine Alfredo," TIME, 2/7/00, No link available.)
Posted February 3, 2000 at 12:00 am

“Xtreme” Food Nannies Xposed as Xtra Feeble

The nannies over at the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) are at it again—they recently released their Xtreme…
Posted July 30, 2018 at 4:51 pm

The Skinny on So-Called Food “Addiction”

This week, the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) hosted an open conference exploring the evidence—or lack thereof—supporting anti-pleasure activists’ risible food “addiction” theory. The program—aptly titled “Food Addiction – Believe it…
Posted November 7, 2014 at 4:01 pm

CSPI Strikes Again: Yet Another List Vilifying Your Favorite Foods

The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) recently issued a hyperbolic blacklist of foods, entitled: “What Not to Eat: 10 Foods to Avoid.” This isn’t the first…
Posted October 29, 2014 at 9:02 am

Candy Bans and UN Control of Your Food

While America’s food police have thus far been largely unsuccessful, control over food choices is a global goal. This weekend, two foreign developments took direct aim at dinner plates—including…
Posted May 19, 2014 at 4:45 pm

Italian-Food Freakout From a Familiar Face

We’ve criticized the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) in the past for its propaganda tactics. CSPI is home to wild, press-bait claims, like its classic scare that…
Posted May 5, 2014 at 11:26 am

Freaked-Out Food Cops Suck Fun Out Of Halloween

Look out, children of Fargo, North Dakota: Your town is the latest to fall victim to the food police. In true Soup Nazi fashion, one house will tell…
Posted October 31, 2013 at 1:02 pm