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Every five years, the federal government (through the Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services) issues its “Dietary Guidelines for Americans.” The latest batch were issued in 2015, combining the usual mix of anti-steak and anti-sweets harangues, though some, … Continue reading
One of the nice things about being based in Washington, D.C. is the surplus of museums to visit frequently, especially the Smithsonian Institution. And now the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History has a new exhibit: “Life in One Cubic … Continue reading

Making PETA Mad

(March 10th, 2016)
Do you want to make People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) mad? There are many good reasons to make PETA mad: The group wants to ban all human use of animals, from food production to pet ownership. The … Continue reading
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), the organization that sends scantily-clad women around to demand people stop eating meat, dairy, and eggs (among other things), has a longstanding practice of killing thousands of pets every year at its … Continue reading
Last week, the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI)—America’s leading self-proclaimed “food police”—turned 45. We’d send over a cake, but the stress from seeing so much sugar might give Michael Jacobson a heart attack. Instead, we’re taking a … Continue reading
Last year, the Commonwealth of Virginia took a small step towards restricting the killing of homeless pets by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), passing a bill that defined an animal shelter as “a facility operated for the … Continue reading
A common tactic of provocateurs with an advertising budget and a message to push is to submit a well-produced, television quality commercial that is obviously R-rated to a publisher that isn’t and then reap publicity from the “banning” of the … Continue reading
We’ve repeatedly made the point—including at our CREWExposed.com website—that Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW), ostensibly a “watchdog” group, functions more like a liberal Democratic opposition-research shop. We found that its complaints and actions showed a clear skew … Continue reading

EWG: Pesticides Are Safe?

(January 15th, 2016)
In our profile of the so-called Environmental Working Group, we’ve noted the organization’s history of simply being wrong on science. EWG’s shtick is to fear-monger about non-organic goods from food to personal care products, preying on consumers’ general skepticism of … Continue reading
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), the self-proclaimed “press sluts” who will do anything to get a radical vegan agenda into the news cycle, has a record of losing court cases. The latest comes out of (naturally) San … Continue reading