Mischa Popoff is a treasure, a man with much to say about the organic nuttiness.
Category Archives: Food nannies
Look at this study, and see if you see what I see. This is a problem with these food magic risk assessment studies.
So here I go again. I am an equal opportunity food and wine editor–Chianti and other red wines are not magic unless used to charm your beloved, certainly not like the health food nuts would claim.
I can always count on some interest among old white guys about cholesterol and cardiovascular health.
We have all kinds of food nuts. I first was made aware of the gluten free fad when jail inmates started claiming they needed gluten free diets–their goal was a better menu. More fish, less baloney. Ain’t gonna happen.
It’s back. A controversial study purporting to show that genetically modified food causes health problems was republished this week in the journal Environmental Sciences Europe (DOI: 10.1186/s12302-014-0014-5). It was retracted last year by Food and Chemical Toxicology, which published it in 2012.
Bitman is unknown to me, but is mainstream NYT for purposes of profile.
Research showing that high consumption of salami, ham, sausage and other processed red meats could give men greater chance of heart failure. Is this an artifact of the statistics or is there an underlying cause? Continue reading
If you try hard and are lucky on selection–you too can show a causal relationship.
In this case assume that PETA has an agenda–and after that it goes down hill.
Some people know more than I do–I know, you can’t believe that such a thing.
Don’t you sometimes wonder how I can stand it–all these rules and declarations by nannies and elites that turn out to be nothin’?
This is perfect–ooooooooh no honey, that’s Puerto Rican peanut butter, says the little Madison Wisconsin prig. Madison is a boutique and clueless little leftist enclave. They do think they are special in Madison, of course.
There are too many anxious idiots on the issue of Gentically Modified food sources.
Something must be done–expand the nanny state and stop food wastage.
So let’s consider organic food and how it might rate on the “healthy” scale.
The same network that put up junk journalism on Food Lion, now gets a chance to explain their advocacy on beef products that they called pink slime but its just small pieces ground up from the butchering process.
Thomas Lifson reports on the Saturated Fats are OK study and the reaction from the food nuts. Food “experts” are very much like climate junkster “experts.”