Friday 27th of November 2015

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  • The 10 Reasons They Hate You

    Why can't we all just get along? Mike Smith sifts through the new-age philosophy behind today’s resentment toward Big Farming. Read full story.

  • Thou Shalt Not Kill (Animals)?

    Is this a blanket condemnation of food-animal production? Read full story.

  • The Horror Show that Won't Die

    Food Inc. follows in the footsteps of other modern campy horror flicks: Splashy, escapist and horrifying for all the wrong reasons. Read the full story.

  • Earth is Great; Earth is Good. Let us Thank Her for our Food

    Here’s why the faithful should shun the Church of the Divine Palate. Read the full story.

  • The New Food Puritans

    Why moralizing about food choices has replaced moralizing about sexual choices: A Truth in Food conversation with author Mary Eberstadt. Listen to the interview.

  • Where Have You Gone, Moral Champion?

    Our food chain turns its lonely eyes to HSUS. Here’s why agriculture must reclaim its moral birthright, starting now. Read the full story.

  • Give Me My Butterfinger, or Give Me Death?

    Will conceding government's role in telling food retailers how to market and sell junkfood put us on a slippery slope to freedom lost? Read the full story.

The Top 10 Deeply Troubling Conclusions from the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee's Scientific Report Print E-mail
Written by Kevin Murphy   

Learn How to Avoid Being Fat, Drunk & Stupid Through Life with Help from TruthInFood.Com!“Fat, drunk and stupid is no way to go through life son.”
That’s the admonishing advice from Dean Wormer to rotund Delta pledge Kent Dorfman in the 1978 hit movie Animal House.
Fast forward 40 years and instead of Dean Wormer there are 15 university professors all sitting on a panel known as the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee and they are lining up the rotund American people reading their health grade point averages. The results? Well, lets just say, “Fat, diseased and nutritionally illiterate is no way to go through life.” Like Dean Wormer who banished Delta house from Faber College, the Advisory Committee seeks to banish your freedom while pursuing their beatific vision of a “culture of health.”

The Clock is Ticking! Listen Now and Chime In!

In this special edition podcast, Kevin Murphy shares the Top 10 Deeply Troubling Conclusions from the Advisory Committee’s Scientific Report. LISTEN NOW because at the stroke of midnight the public comment period will be closed.

Chipot-lies. How the Recent Pork Stoppage Reveals Your Justified Burrito is a Hoax. Print E-mail
Written by Kevin Murphy   


chipotlies logo2Last month, the Associated Press published a story about Chipotle, a $4 billion restaurant chain with 1,783 locations halting the sale of pork to one-third of its restaurants due to a “supplier” (aka a farmer), being found raising pigs without providing them access to the outdoors or to deeply bedded barns, a violation of Chipotle’s Food With Integrity standards.

Slideshow: 10 Lessons about the state of agricultural education in today's universities Print E-mail

Agriculture can no longer wait for the university to produce the next generation of food system leaders and then pursue the timely and costly process of challenging and attempting to convert deeply imbedded and taught flawed views. Modern agriculture must show up on college campuses and contend for the truth at the moment of impact. Here's why, in 10 piercing points.

Action Alert: An Open Letter to Hyatt Regency and Truth in Food Readers Print E-mail
Written by Kevin Murphy   

Hyatt may want to Thoughtfully ReconsiderOn Aug. 2, I shared with you my personal experience of having been exposed to the Hyatt Regency’s Food Thoughtfully Sourced and Carefully Served campaign. I contended Hyatt Regency’s marketing efforts were highly flawed and downright dishonest. Here's how Susan Santiago, vice president of food and beverage for the global hotel and resort chain, answered my inquiry:

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Reader Comments

  • There are 20 different amino acids in the food we eat, but our body can only make 11 of them. The nine essential amino acids, which cannot be produced by the body, must be obtained from the diet. A va... More...
  • Dave -- You miss the point ! You say, "We are omnivorous an need an animal protein diet to live a healthy life ". I say, WHY were we so made ? ? ? . The Creator had full control and had the option to ... More...
  • I am a modern human leaving in a modern world. I do not need to refer to the Bible to know what is wrong or right. I think since we can live a healthy life without needing to kill any animal that it j... More...
  • Wesley Smith is like the cancer of humanity. God created us and animals. A stone did not created animals. God did. Therefore we are equal! We and animals deserve the same respect. "Meat and dairy indu... More...
  • While I agree with about 99% of what Mike Smith writes, I'm guessing a part of that literary hug is that he writes it so damn well...I tell ya, Mike, there's a book in there somewhere...well done. More...


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