Category Archives: Food nannies

We need to stop the Bullies on GM

There are too many anxious idiots on the issue of Gentically Modified food sources.

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Humans Waste Food–Must be stopped.

Something must be done–expand the nanny state and stop food wastage.

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Organic Food is Healthier–right chemophobes?

So let’s consider organic food and how it might rate on the “healthy” scale.

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Pink Slime Scare causes ABC Heartburn

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.
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Food Fetishists and Junk Nutritionists Push Back

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.”

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Medical Misinformation and Paranoia

A good discussion of the uncertainties that create anxieties.

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Quackademic Medicine at U of Arizona Cancer Center

I was shocked to find an Academic Medical School Cancer Treatment program was liberally sprinkled with non scientific “programs.”

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Let’s have a Saturated Fat Party

Many of us JunkScience folks are rejoicing to see another one bite the dust.

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Glucosamine Goes Down.

The problem is hopeful and energetic promotion of this or that diet supplement.

I have dogs and horses getting glucosamine for aged arthritis.

I hope for something too.

That’s the problem, as splained by the ACSH.

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They want to Starve the Carbon Based Units

My friend and high flying Agriculture Lawyer, Gary Baise, midwest farmer hissownself, and DC Law Firm Doyen of EPA regulatory abuses, writes a regular column for Farm Futures

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Union of Concerned (Junk) Scientists are Sponsors at AAAS Meet

Orwellian junk science outfits always get dressed up with nice names.

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Taubes be da Man

I have always admired the work of the great Taubes, since he is fearless even when he hopes to get published by the NYT and other lefty pubs.

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Damn the Chemophobes

Here we go again. Parabens are the bogeyman. These people need to take a nap.

http://acsh.org/2014/02/behind-times-perpetuate-one-ridiculous-chemical-scares-youll-ever-see-parabens/

Media Food Panic

The Media, following the lead of the Public Health community, loves to create food anxiety.

Here are examples.

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Genetically Modified Food–a Wonderful Development

Here’s a vote in favor for GM foods from a former nut case.

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Chemophobe Alert from Human Insurance Co

I friend sent me this stupid public relations release from Humana on another cancer scare. Thanks Jeff. Jeff get’s his health insurance from Humana.

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Canada has their nannystate folk, too. Bans… Ovaltine™ and other common foods

courtesy of the BBC:
“The owner of a British food shop in Canada says he has been ordered to stop selling Marmite, Ovaltine and Irn Bru because they contain illegal additives.

“Tony Badger, who owns Brit Foods in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, told local media that food safety officials had removed the foods from his shelves.  Continue reading

Organic Chemistry Sounds Scary

As in the case of 4 methyl-cyclohexane methanol, organic chemistry sounds really really scary.

Here’s a fine exercise for your favorite Chemophobe, similar to the annual Thangsgiving Dinner list that is put out by the American Council on science and Health.

This time just a great discussion by an Australian chem teacher.

http://acsh.org/2014/01/natural-foods-chemicals-right-think/

Henry I. Miller and Greg Conko–Stop the Idiocy

Opposition to Genetic Modification (GM) or genetically engineered (GE) food crops has developed an undeserved status as a priority in the enviro fanatics world, considering that they are preventing important food improvements.

The anti GM GE movement is causing great harm.

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The Antibiotic Panicmongers

Let’s get back to the real world, if a cow or a pig is treated with an antibiotic, and then the pig or cow is slaughtered for meat,

GUESS WHAT, the antibiotic is not in the meat, since it is digested as just another chemical.

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