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Katie Couric: Drug Dealer?
Today is the day the nation’s food police have been waiting for: the day Fed Up, a film calling for government control over…
PostedMay 9, 2014 at8:14 am
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…
PostedMay 5, 2014 at11:26 am
Michael Pollan’s Greatest Laugh Lines
Last week in The New Yorker, Michael Pollan – a UC-Berkeley journalism professor, an activist, an author, and a journalist — was portrayed as a civil debater who can fairly argue against…
PostedApril 30, 2014 at7:38 am
Leave the Moo-Moo Juice Alone
If insanity is defined as doing the same thing repeatedly and expecting a different result, we may need to open a clinic for anti-milk activists such as the puritanical Center for Science…
PostedApril 21, 2014 at8:20 am
Will a ‘Manifesto for Planetary Health’ Invade the US?
Americans have shown very little appetite for government control of our food choices. Despite the best efforts of Michael Bloomberg, Yale activists, and a host of nanny-state advocates, governments…
PostedMarch 19, 2014 at12:25 pm
Will Federal Labeling Requirements Spur New Taxes?
The Obama administration’s hunger for big government may be insatiable, because now it wants to limit our own appetite. Having taken control of healthcare, it is setting the stage…
PostedMarch 6, 2014 at9:56 am
We All Eat This Ingredient – Is it Really Bad?
Welcome, readers to the well-trodden soil trampled by numerous junk “latest studies” and their cousin, the baseless activist food scare. The latest is that eating bread—yes, bread,…
PostedFebruary 28, 2014 at2:48 pm
Childhood Obesity Rates Drop, Again
Activists frequently justify their invasive proposals to regulate every aspect of our diets by promoting the idea that obesity rates will skyrocket in the future. We’ve been…
PostedFebruary 27, 2014 at11:39 am
“The Cancer Project” in Remission
The Cancer Project, a wing of the phony-baloney Physicians Council for Responsible Medicine (PCRM), has seemingly been disbanded. Its outlandish claims that meat is as bad for your…
PostedFebruary 26, 2014 at10:20 am
Brownell Protégé Continues Anti-Food Crusade
Kelly Brownell, the portly former director of the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity and now-dean of Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy, has spent…
PostedJanuary 31, 2014 at10:34 am