Syndrome X Threatens Children
(August 31st, 2005)

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Good Science Is Best Kryptonite For ‘Syndrome X’
(August 30th, 2005)
Imagine reading the headline: "Syndrome X kills thousands of Americans." You'd be excused for thinking a comic book villain was wreaking havoc on Gotham. The truth is that Syndrome X, also known as metabolic syndrome, is the latest craze in the obesity-hyping...
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California Attorney General’s French-fry Lawsuits May Violate Federal Law
(August 29th, 2005)
Sacramento, CA – Citing a recent reprimand of California Attorney General Bill Lockyer by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Lester Crawford, the nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) called on Lockyer to withdraw his lawsuits, filed late Friday, against nine restaurant and food companies. Two weeks ago, Crawford...
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California’s Latest Deep-Fried Warning Labels
(August 29th, 2005)
Your next bag of chips or order of French fries may carry a cancer warning, thanks to California's "Proposition 65" law. This is no joke, but it should be. On Friday evening California Attorney General Bill Lockyer...
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Hypocritical PETA Dumps On Paris
(August 25th, 2005)
You'd think People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) would love Paris Hilton -- they are both known for their graphic films, while neither is renowned for expressing humanity's highest ideals. Yet PETA recently took the opportunity to bash the hotel heiress for giving...
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Food Cops: Science Be Damned, Obesity Is Epidemic
(August 24th, 2005)
Yesterday was a sad day for scientific integrity, as two high-profile studies misread and exaggerated the prevalence, causes, and costs of obesity. Unfortunately, errors and overstatements likes these are becoming commonplace in the public health community, where the pursuit of scientific fact is often trumped by a covert political...
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State Report Card on Obesity Gets an F For Flawed Science and Flagrant Exaggerations
(August 23rd, 2005)
Washington, DC – A report by Trust for America's Health entitled “F as in Fat: How Obesity Policies Are Failing in America” should receive a failing grade for relying on a flawed standard for measuring obesity—as well as numerous errors and exaggerations, said the Center for Consumer Freedom today....
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Food Police Want To Close Your Restaurants
(August 23rd, 2005)
Washington, DC – If you live, work, or shop in an area with high commercial activity, you might want to enjoy one last lunch at your favorite local restaurant, because the food police want to close it down. A study released today in the American Journal of Public Health...
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The Gospel according to PETA
(August 23rd, 2005)

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PETA’s New Tradition: Offend People Of All Faiths
(August 22nd, 2005)
Washington, DC -- Americans are accustomed to the outrageous tactics of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), but the group’s in-your-face advocacy is increasingly calculated to offend, provoke, and otherwise show contempt for America’s religious faithful. In a new report released today, the nonprofit Center for Consumer...
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