Yes, I didn't realise at first that that article was satirical (someone posted it on Facebook a few days ago) until I saw the one about "Vomiting Virus Outbreak Strikes Germany, Michelle Obama Schoolunches to Blame!"
The vegetarian one isn't so far off some real ones I've seen elsewhere. There is or was a sect here that was always going on about vegetarians being the spawn of Satan and what not, and I don't think they were keen on that other stuff either
"Like drugs, they confuse and irritate the young, leading them to temporary highs and devastating, lifelong lows. When one adds the biological condition of masturbation into this mix, it is a recipe for a moral epidemic."
I recently read some alarming news updates on the Fukushima reactor catastrophe on http://nationalreport.net/, that were shared on facebook by some people among my friends.
Of course, when I looked at more than one article on the site and found - among others - an interview with Godzilla stating that he would be leaving Japan as a result, I knew I did not have to take the other articles too seriously... of course, Sarah Palin's picture next to "Americas # 1 independent news team" should have been a dead giveaway
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Oh, and yes, sometimes it is very hard to parody ...