March 4, 1993 |
Doctors Protest McDonald's Meat Ad: A physicians group wants the Federal Trade Commission to investigate a McDonald's promotion that tells children that meat "can make it easier to do things like climb higher and ride your bike farther." Dr. Neal D. Barnard, president of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, said the statement "is a false claim and should be withdrawn." The group says meat should be used only as a garnish or flavoring. A McDonald's Corp.
December 8, 1996
Who has the healthiest food in the air? That can always be debated, but here's one group's ranking, from best to worst, for seven airlines, based on availability of low-fat and vegetarian foods. United was lauded for cholesterol-free vegetarian steak with pasta and only 6% fat; Delta was dinged for a vegetarian ragout containing 48% fat. HOW THEY RANK: 1. United Airlines 2. Continental Airlines 3. TWA 4. American Airlines 5. USAir 6. Northwest Airlines 7.
July 22, 2001
San Francisco International airport offers the most healthy food choices among 10 major U.S. airports, according to a recent survey. Scores equal the percentage of an airport's restaurants that offer at least one "healthy" entree. *--* San Francisco 96% Minneapolis-St. Paul 66 Chicago (O'are) 64 Denver 61 Los Angeles 60 Phoenix 58 Dallas-Ft. Worth 50 Las Vegas 45 Atlanta 40 Detroit 33 *--* Source: Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine.
December 20, 2010 |
Caution: Reading these cookbooks may be hazardous to your health. That's what the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine suggests in releasing its list of the five worst cookbooks of 2010. "They use some of the worst possible ingredients in terms of nutritional profiles," Susan Levin, nutrition education director for the nonprofit organization, says in a Hartford Courant story. "They're using lots of heavy cream and butter and going all out in terms of fat and calories. " Gordon Ramsay’s "World Kitchen" tops the list.
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November 30, 1996
The cuisine at Los Angeles International Airport is better than you think. For the second time in a row, the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine ranked the airport's food No. 1 among 25 airports surveyed in North America. The committee said that passengers have an opportunity to buy fare such as low-fat vegetarian food, salads, Chinese mixed vegetables and vegetarian tostadas. "We've got a diverse menu here.
February 6, 1993
What Rosenberg fails to grasp is that the segment on Dr. Michael E. Carey's research was actually a revelation of the overall philosophy of the animal rights movement--to stop all use of animals in medical research, whether humanely carried out or scientifically and medically valid or not. In fact, "60 Minutes" should be applauded for its courage in exposing the tactics of animal rights groups such as the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine....