Food Cops Bust the Whole Enchilada
(September 30th, 2003)
Washington, DC - The Fiesta's over, according to the food police at the Ralph Nader-inspired Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI). The group is set to issue yet another predictable diatribe against foods that its leaders don't think Americans should enjoy.After deep-sixing deep-dish pizza and melting all...
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Food Cops Bust The Whole Enchilada
(September 30th, 2003)
The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) plans to make fast-casual Mexican restaurants its latest pi&ntildeata. Sources tell the Center for Consumer Freedom that CSPI's health scolds are set to issue yet another predictable diatribe against foods they don't think Americans should enjoy.This won't be...
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Lunatics Pledge To Sabotage Biotech Crops
(September 29th, 2003)
Opponents of genetically enhanced crops in England have begun a pledge drive whose signatories vow to "remove GM crops from the ground or support those who take action to remove GM crops." Some news accounts speculate that the campaign could garner tens of thousands of...
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Our Week In Review
(September 26th, 2003)
If you've been reading the Center for Consumer Freedom's Daily Headlines this week ...

You weren't surprised to learn that PETA is beginning to employ SHAC-style harassment tactics as it targets restaurant executives at home and at church.

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Quotes Of The Week
(September 26th, 2003)
This week we couldn't pick just one winner, so Australian Prime Minister John Howard and self-help guru Dr. Phil McGraw each take home half the prize.When asked if overweight citizens Down Under should have to pay extra taxes (members of parliament had actually proposed this idea) Prime Minister Howard...
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Food Scares Fed By Activists
(September 25th, 2003)
"Is life today more dangerous than it used to be? It certainly seems that way," Anne Applebaum wrote in yesterday's Washington Post. "Between Alar in apples (remember that one?), acrylamide in crackers and trans fats in just about everything, our...
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Modern Plague: Trial Lawyers, Inc.
(September 24th, 2003)
"By now, most every American has his own tale about some silly lawsuit run amok, from the post-tobacco obesity suits targeting McDonald's to the $7.2 million settlement former 'Tonight Show' sidekick Ed McMahon won after suing over house mold he claimed had killed his dog," The Wall...
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The Acrylamide Saga: Chapter 65, Verse 2
(September 23rd, 2003)
Regular readers will not be surprised to learn that the food cops at the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) are once again throwing a fit about dietary acrylamide, which hasn't caused anyone so much as a hiccup. CSPI's new acrylamide assault...
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PETA PR man Friedrich practices what he preaches
(September 22nd, 2003)
Calling PETA's Bruce Friedrich a "PR man" is only half-accurate ("PETA PR man Friedrich practices what he preaches," September 22). While PETA engages in a healthy amount of reckless spin, its overall goal is to establish what the group's co-founder, Ingrid Newkirk, calls "total animal liberation." For the uninitiated,...
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PETA Protests Outside Target’s Church
(September 22nd, 2003)
"We continue to step up what we are doing," said Matt Prescott of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). Last seen promoting PETA's "Holocaust on Your Plate" exhibit, which compares concentration camp victims to chickens, Prescott was talking about yesterday's protest outside the...
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