Calling All (Consumer) Freedom Fighters
(February 28th, 2003)
The Center for Consumer Freedom is growing! We're looking for a few impressive geniuses to join our research and writing team. Interested parties should read our ad and inquire as directed. Animal rights activists, public-health busybodies, and Naderites need not apply. Continue reading read more here »

Our Week In Review
(February 28th, 2003)
If you've been reading the Center for Consumer Freedom's Daily Headlines this week...

You've learned that fish don't feel pain after all, and that Greenpeace would rather be a "credible threat" than actually credible.

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‘The Height of Chutzpah’
(February 27th, 2003)
To the growing list of organizations that are fed up with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) and its legion of hateful bullies, add the Anti-Defamation League. The ADL apparently got wise to PETA's latest anti-semitic stunt, a traveling installation called "Holocaust on Your Plate,"...
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SPECIAL REPORT: Animal Rights Under the Big Top
(February 26th, 2003)
As anyone with a fur coat or a leather basketball will tell you, the animal rights worldview isn't limited to attacking the food on our plates. The movement seems to have its tentacles in everything -- clothing, medical research, even entertainment. In recent years, activists...
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The FDA Puts Acrylamide in Perspective
(February 26th, 2003)
Last spring, über-food-cop Michael Jacobson of the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) complained that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had been "strangely silent about acrylamide." Yesterday the FDA spoke up, but it didn't warn "consumers to avoid or...
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Please Don’t Feed the Protesters
(February 25th, 2003)
The just-released issue of The American Spectator features Center for Consumer Freedom research director David Martosko in an essay about the activist-fueled global panic over genetically improved foods.

"It's dangerous enough," Martosko writes, "to embrace, as Europe has, an organic-dominated food culture that costs more...
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ALF Bites
(February 25th, 2003)
It may surprise you to know that the terrorist Animal Liberation Front has a magazine. Produced by the team of anonymous violence promoters who put together the DirectAction.info web site, Bite Back is a 16-page glossy quarterly, complete with messages of support and tales of conquest for...
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The Future Of Food Lawsuits
(February 25th, 2003)
He has yet to win a single obesity-related lawsuit, but his royal litigiousness John Banzhaf is already planning for the next one -- and the one after that. The Sacramento Bee says Banzhaf has begun a "brainstorming offensive" and is now considering ambulance-chasing exercises against school...
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Food Fetish
(February 24th, 2003)
File this one under "strange airport experiences." In a sandwich-stand line at Reagan National the day before Christmas, the twenty-something waif ahead of me pestered the counter girl: "Do you have anything organic?" And then: "Is that lettuce GMO-free? ’Cause, if not, I won’t eat it."Here was a young...
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The Chicken Lady’s Anti-War Cluck
(February 24th, 2003)
When TIME Magazine reported last week that U.S. troops would be using live chickens as early warning systems against chemical attacks, it was just a matter of time before United Poultry Concerns (UPC) stuck its beak into the story.

UPC's Karen Davis is...
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