Nutrition Nannies New Year’s Resolutions
(December 30th, 2004)

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Latest Fat Study Falls Flat
(December 29th, 2004)
Just in time for your New Year's resolutions, the obesity scaremongers at the Harvard School of Public Health cooked up another statistical stew that's just as hard to swallow as their previous broadsides. In a widely publicized study published last week by...
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The Money Pit, Charity Edition
(December 28th, 2004)
A new report from New York's attorney general notes that several food activist groups actually lost money during fundraising efforts in the Big Apple. The state's top law enforcement official warned: "This report is a reminder to make informed decisions before contributing hard-earned...
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Food Cops Don’t Make UK’s Top 50 List
(December 27th, 2004)
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has issued its list of "50 things to eat before you die" -- and with it, a rebuke of nutrition scolds and animal rights activists bent on controlling our food choices. While we can't vouch for everything on the viewer-voted...
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PETA Hooks The Worm
(December 22nd, 2004)
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) picked up another prestigious celebrity endorsement this week when former NBA star Dennis "The Worm" Rodman signed on to the group's anti-fur campaign. The ever-so-ethical Rodman -- who was once forced to pay a fine of $25,000...
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This Christmas, Remember a Champion of Joyful Eating
(December 21st, 2004)
With the recent passing of legendary chef Julia Child at the ripe old age of 91, America is facing the first Christmas without its grande dame of good eating. Through her books and television shows, Child brought to our dining rooms traditional French cuisine brimming with cream and butter....
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Fat Fears Go Up In Smoke
(December 21st, 2004)
Instead of addressing the hundreds of individual factors that influence our weight, the and trial lawyers have honed in on food -- arguably the most lucrative target. At the same time, they've ignored a crucial factor that is the subject of an article in Sunday's New York...
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Leave Cookies for Santa Claus Without Fear of Obesity Lawsuit
(December 20th, 2004)
Washington, DC – Millions of Americans will soon renew the time-honored tradition of leaving a plate of cookies for Santa Claus on Christmas Eve. In today’s era of frivolous lawsuits, serving the already obese Saint Nick baked goods could put you on the receiving end of a devastating...
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Christmas Cookie Liability Waiver – The Santa ‘Clause’
(December 20th, 2004)
If you think Santa should be handing out presents instead of fat lawsuits, watch out: Jolly Old Saint Nick could sue your knickers off if a trial lawyer convinces him that your Christmas cookies made him fat. The plump old elf makes an inviting client for Grinch-like lawyers --...
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CCF On CNN’s Crossfire
(December 17th, 2004)
This week, CNN’s Paul Begala fell prey to one of the most over-hyped, and admittedly erroneous fat myths -- that obesity supposedly kills 400,000 Americans a year. This blunder came Wednesday, when the Center for Consumer Freedom joined Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) Executive Director read more here »