PCRM Asks Detroit Mayor To Issue Moratorium On New Fast Food Restaurants

PCRM Asks Detroit Mayor To Issue Moratorium On New Fast Food Restaurants

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, the group behind that TV ad equating Big Macs with death, is continuing its war on the fast food industry, asking the mayor of Detroit to stop the proliferation of fast food eateries within city limits. [More]

McDonald's Slams Ad Equating Big Macs With Heart Disease

McDonald's Slams Ad Equating Big Macs With Heart Disease

Last week, we wrote a group called the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine that had produced an ad that made a direct link between McDonald’s food and heart disease by showing a corpse in a morgue clutching a partially eaten Big Mac. Believe it or not, McDonald’s was not pleased with the TV spot. [More]

New Ad Blames McDonald's For Heart Disease

New Ad Blames McDonald's For Heart Disease

Because we apparently don’t already know that McDonald’s and other fast food aren’t exactly wonderful for your health, a non-profit physicians’ group in Washington, D.C., has cooked up this ad that directly links McDonald’s to heart disease. [More]

Can't Advertise Milk As Weight-Loss Aid, FTC Says

Can't Advertise Milk As Weight-Loss Aid, FTC Says

In response to FTC pressure, milk makers say they will stop advertising that drinking milk leads to weight loss.

Choke So-Called Doctors, Not Chicken

The suspicious ties between PCRM and PETA notwithstanding, the entire basis for their lawsuit against fast food companies rests on quicksand. They claim tests revealed PHIP, a possibly carcinogenic compound, to be found in the chicken at major fast food chains.

Cancer Chicken, Scam?

Cancer Chicken, Scam?

Last Thursday, the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) sued several large fast food companies, contending the chicken they choked was chock full of dangerous carcinogens.