515 search results for “food police” (page 52)

Fat Tax Attack!

The recent National Nutrition Summit in Washington, D.C., was heavily hyped by top government officials as a vehicle for tapping the collective expertise of the country’s leading nutritionists. Their mission?…
Posted August 1, 2000 at 12:00 am

Minneapolis Braces For The Seattle-Style ProtestsSpeed

As 750 scientists and animal-genetics researchers prepare to gather in Minneapolis on July 23-27, city police are canceling vacations days, beefing-up crowd control training and supporting a new city law to make wearing a gas mask a misdemeanor for everyone except police, fire and medical emergency officials. Law enforcement agents point to threatening e-mails from anti-choice activists (protesting genetically engineered food) who threaten to disrupt the meeting in much the same way they disrupted the World Trade Organization in Seattle last year.
Posted June 19, 2000 at 12:00 am

Animal Rights And Arsenic?

Police in Quebec are trying to determine who placed arsenic in the coffee machine outside Laval University's animal and food science department. Dr. Janice Bailey said she and her colleagues are afraid that they've been targeted by radical animal rights activists. "People think that we're abusing the animals or that we're creating Frankenstein-type food products," she said. If true, these are the same activists who want to spike your food choices. ("Arsenic-laced coffee sickens Quebec students," The Ottawa Citizen, 6/2/00.) June 1st
Posted June 2, 2000 at 12:00 am

Fat Tax Echo Chamber

CSPI's attack ad on family restaurants (reported here on 5/30) garnered at least one convert: Roll Call editor and syndicated columnist Morton Kondracke. With CSPI as his sole source, he writes "'Fat police' testing fast-food restaurants and applying a 'cholesterol tax' wouldn't be impossible."
Posted June 1, 2000 at 12:00 am

Beantown Braces For Biotech Backlash

The 7000 scientific delegates who will attend the weeklong Bio2000 Conference on genetically engineered foods in Boston starting March 25, are bracing for a week of counter-demonstrations by a…
Posted March 21, 2000 at 12:00 am