The Green Fringe (page2)

If You Hate GMOs, Are You a Pro-Russia Conspiracy Theorist?

Opponents of genetically improved foods (GIFs) don’t have science on their side—a growing consensus (today the Crop Science Society of America joined the chorus) of scientific authorities…
PostedMarch 21, 2014 at1:54 pm

Food Activists Target Beef Consumption, Claim it’s Bad for the Environment

As Michelle Obama pushes for bigger nutrition labels on food, the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) is working behind the scenes to set new nutritional recommendations due out this fall.
PostedMarch 20, 2014 at8:03 am

EWG’s Latest Needless Victim: Shampoo

The scaremongering Environmental Working Group won’t stop until we are washing ourselves with pig fat again. Even then EWG will probably claim that some pig fats cause some…
PostedMarch 7, 2014 at11:35 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

Some “Sportsmen” Groups Hide Big Green Agendas

Here at CCF, we’re no stranger to catching activist groups hiding radical front agendas. Whether People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) was actually providing grants…
PostedFebruary 10, 2014 at6:00 pm

Environmental Scaremongers Strike Again

In the past we’ve covered the so-called “Campaign for Safe Cosmetics,” (CSC) an environmentalist scare spinoff of the Environmental Working Group (perhaps better billed the “Environmental Worry Group”).
PostedMay 2, 2013 at4:33 pm

Enviro-Activists’ Fowl Litigation Lays an Egg

It’s been a dreary December for the lawsuit-happy radicals at Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s Waterkeeper Alliance. But hardworking family farmers will be carrying some extra holiday cheer. The Waterkeeper Alliance…
PostedDecember 26, 2012 at11:05 am

PCRM Campaign Might Fall to Other Animal Rights Activists’ Bad Behavior

We mentioned in passing the corporate campaign by the animal rights activists in lab-coats at the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) against Wayne State University last year, but since then…
PostedNovember 28, 2012 at4:52 pm

Farm Family’s Fate in the Hands of Maryland Federal Court

The radical Waterkeeper Alliance, no stranger to dubious lawsuits, might soon find itself neck-deep in chicken litter. The group, run by the “very reckless” Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. — you…
PostedOctober 3, 2012 at3:26 pm

The Myth of the Green Locavore

You want to eat only “local” food? Go for it. Just don’t tell us about how you’re saving Mother Earth. You’re not. USA Today tells us that you’ll be…
PostedAugust 9, 2012 at2:46 pm