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Quote of the Week

Smoking, nonsmoking, or meat eating? If firefighter and vegetarian activist Rip Esselstyn has his way, restaurants will soon begin segregating omnivores from anti-meat fanatics. What a way to sell vegetarian…
PostedApril 28, 2009 at12:00 am

Quote of the Week

Meghan Cox Gurdon, who reviews children’s books for The Wall Street Journal, has noticed a startling trend in the environmental messages bombarding America’s children: They’re not just about the…
PostedApril 17, 2009 at12:00 am

Studies Debunk (More) Anti-Meat Health Claims

Animal-rights activists like to promote meatless diets by claiming all kinds of health benefits. But if you pay attention to the news this week, the research is showing exactly the…
PostedApril 8, 2009 at12:00 am

PETA Endorses Seal Hunt, Cites Need To Stop Atlantic Cod ‘Holocaust’

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) staged a rally this morning* in Quebec’s Iles de la Madeleine to unveil a new campaign to protect Atlantic cod from one…
PostedApril 1, 2009 at12:00 am

PETA Killed a Record Number of Pets in 2008

On "The Fifth Down," the New York Times football blog, a guest contributor posed a provocative question today: If you had to give up your beloved pet, would…
PostedMarch 25, 2009 at12:00 am

PETA Turns Elementary School Into Circus

We don’t really believe in coincidence when it comes to animal-rights stunts. So it truly comes as no surprise that PETA would stoop to harassing children at school about…
PostedMarch 18, 2009 at12:00 am

Omega-3s Are Still Essential For Good Health. (Somebody Tell the Activists!)

Omega-3 fatty acids have been a fixture on our public-health radar for years now, but some consumers are still wondering whether this power nutrient is all it’s cracked up to…
PostedMarch 9, 2009 at12:00 am

Quote of the Week

This week’s quote is brought to you by Tessa Williams, a lifelong vegetarian who discovered the joys of eating meat as an “almost fortysomething.” This born-again carnivore explains what…
PostedFebruary 2, 2009 at12:00 am

Flaxseed Or Fish Sticks? Veg Kids (Still) Need To Replace Missing Nutrients

The Associated Press has a report today on all the substitute foods that vegetarian and vegan children should be eating to get the vital nutrients missing from meatless diets.
PostedJanuary 27, 2009 at12:00 am

Fewer Kids Are Vegetarians Today. Must Be Eating Their Brain Food.

An Associated Press story is making the rounds this week concerning a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report on vegetarianism among American kids and teens. It’s being…
PostedJanuary 12, 2009 at12:00 am