Quote of the Week
(April 30th, 2003)
"If you did a risk assessment for a peanut today, it would not necessarily be approved," says Greg Jaffe of the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI). Luckily, CSPI wasn't around when peanuts first hit the market. We can only wonder what other modern...
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Anti-Biotech ‘Tom’-Foolery
(April 30th, 2003)
The Washington Post recently ran an epic, front-page article about genetically modified wheat, focusing on the story of Tom and Gail Wiley. The Wileys are described as "conventional, not organic, farmers" who slowly came around to opposing biotech crops after a few bad experiences. "I think all...
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Activists ‘Resist’ Real Science on Antibiotic Resistance
(April 30th, 2003)
As anti-consumer groups like the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), and the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) carp about the health-promoting antibiotics that most farmers give to livestock, the real scientists have spoken. And for...
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‘Just Say No’ To Cheeseburgers?
(April 29th, 2003)
We thought we'd seen it all. Apologists for the dubious concept of a global "obesity epidemic" have already gone on the offensive with fast-food lawsuits, demands for complicated labels on restaurant menus, taxpayer-funded campaigns designed to denigrate specific foods and beverages, proposed school-lunch bans...
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The Rights Of Scaremongers
(April 28th, 2003)
The pretentiously named tompaine.com recently published an article titled "Want drugs with those fries?" that raises fears about the use of antibiotics in animal agriculture leading to "superbugs." It was written by a "Washington representative" of the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), an activist group...
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CCF Begins TV Advertising Campaign Exposing PETA’s Violent Agenda
(April 28th, 2003)
In the first of several airings, Fox News Sunday yesterday ran an ad from the Center for Consumer Freedom skewering People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). You can view the ad on our homepage. In conjunction with the ad, we've also unveiled a new website,...
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Our Week In Review
(April 25th, 2003)
If you've been reading the Center for Consumer Freedom's Daily Headlines this week...

You know that at least one U.S. Senator believes fast-food lawsuits "subvert the democratic process," and that even environmentalist leaders are starting to equate PETA with "terrorists."

You've read...
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Quote of the Week
(April 24th, 2003)
This week's quote comes from Kevin Kjonaas. He's the American ringleader of SHAC, the violent animal rights group that has terrorized hundreds if not thousands of innocent people whose only "fault" was working for a company that Kjonaas doesn't like. He made this chilling statement during an...
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How PETA Marks Easter and Passover
(April 24th, 2003)
Apparently not satisfied by alienating all of Judaism with its recent high-profile, roving exhibit comparing Holocaust victims to farm animals, the lunatics at People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) have moved on to other challenges. Next stop: offend as many Christians as possible.Religious leaders in Pensacola,...
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Fat Chance
(April 24th, 2003)
Scientists are zeroing in on the culprit behind the over-hyped "epidemic" of obesity, and it's not fast-food. Shocked? Don't be -- the answer is as near as your treadmill.A team from Harvard studied a whopping 50,000 women for six years and determined that...
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