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|PCRM Files Suit against Tyson: Doctors Take On World’s Largest Meat Producer|
PCRM has filed suit against Tyson Foods, the world’s largest producer of meat and poultry products, for misleading advertising about the nutritional effects of its products. The Arkansas-based company says its products are “all natural” and even heart-healthy, despite the fact they are frequen
|Tyson Loses a Game of “Chicken” after Doctors’ Challenge|
WASHINGTON—After the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) filed a lawsuit against Tyson Foods over an ad alleged to be false and misleading, Tyson has pulled the Internet ad which had advised consumers to “serve chicken as often as you like” to ensure heart health. “The tr
|Doctors Sue Tyson over Ads Claiming Chicken Is Heart-Healthy and “Natural”|
WASHINGTON and SAN FRANCISCO—The nonprofit health and research group Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) is filing a lawsuit today charging Tyson Foods with misleading consumers by claiming its chicken products are “all na
|Tyson Drops Ad Claims that Chicken is|
WASHINGTON—Tyson Foods has pulled a series of misleading ads claiming its chickens are “heart-healthy,” “natural,” and “naturally wholesome,” in the face of a lawsuit by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) cha
|Tyson Drops Misleading Ads Claiming Chicken Is Healthy|
Tyson Foods has pulled a series of misleading ads that claim its chicken is “heart-healthy,” “natural,” and “naturally wholesome,” in the face of a lawsuit by PCRM charging the poultry giant with fraudulent advertising. Tys
|Good Medicine Magazine: Stress and Substance Abuse: Cleaning Up Unethical Research|
PCRM Files Suit against Tyson: Doctors Take On World’s Largest Meat Producer Airport Food Rankings Are Dog Labs Legal? PCRM Calls for Animal Care and Use Committee Accountability Stress and Substance Abuse: Cleaning Up Unethical Research PCRM Weighs In on Cruel
|PCRM Online | December 2004|
December 2004 Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
|Just the Facts|
Big Burgers, Big Costs Burger King will soon begin selling an £85 ($166) burger at select locations in London to cater to “high-end” consumers. The burger is rumored to be made of Japanese Wagyu beef; however, the plans to include foie gras were dropped after pressure from the public. 100 Percent
|Editorial: Childhood Obesity and Federal Nutrition Policy|
The epidemic of childhood obesity is worsening day by day. One in six American teenagers is now overweight, and many more are headed for the same problem. All too soon, cute pudgy kids become adults burdened by diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, and a higher risk of cancer. All these health problems take a disp
|Help PCRM Stop Childhood Obesity|
While agribusiness is getting rich, American children are getting fat. But we might be able to turn that around. This fall, a piece of legislation that establishes national food policies and funds the production of high-fat, high-cholesterol foods—the Farm Bill—will be voted on by the Senate. PCRM has b
|The AMA and Agribusiness: The Battle Over Childhood Obesity|
By Helen Salsbury, M.D. This opinion piece was published on October 16, 2007, in The Salt Lake Tribune and St. Paul Pioneer Press. The American medical community may have written its boldest and most important prescription ever. The problem is childhood obesity and the diseases that follow in its wake. Th
|Farm Bill 2008: Companies That Benefit|
What Companies Benefit from Farm Bill Commodity Contracts? Here are several companies that pulled in big bucks through the federal commodities program in 2005, the most recent year with complete figures: Tyson Foods, the largest meat producer in the U.S., with revenues totaling $26 billion, received $46.6 mi
|TV Commercial Exposes Senators’ “Dirty Little Secret” About the Farm Bill|
WASHINGTON— A new television commercial exposing a disturbing relationship between U.S. senators drafting the Farm Bill and huge agribusiness corporations receiving massive federal subsidies makes its debut on CNN today in the District of Columbia, Atlanta, and Minneapolis. A spoof of Sen. Larry Craig men&rs
|Children, Cheeseburgers, and America: It's Time to Vote for Health|
By Neal Barnard, M.D. November 2007 This opinion piece was published Nov. 13, 2007, in the St. Paul Pioneer-Press, the Tampa Tribune, and the Charlotte Observer. Last month, the American Institute for Cancer Research unveiled the most detailed report ever produced on how healthy diets can prevent cancer. Thi
|PCRM 2004: The Year in Review|
There’s no doubt about it: 2004 was PCRM’s most exciting year since our founding in 1985. Thanks to the support of our generous members and the help of an ever-growing team of staff and volunteers, PCRM accomplished a staggering amount over the past 12 months.