Food Cops Lighten Up (Limited Time Only)
(October 31st, 2006)
While kids across the country look forward to donning their scariest masks tonight (and pets are being made to wear their most embarrassing costumes, much to the chagrin of animal rights activists), America's food police are being compelled by common decency to take off their own...
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CSPI’s Non-Withdrawal Withdrawal
(October 30th, 2006)
KFC announced today that it plans to switch to a chicken-frying oil that's free of trans fats, a move that appears to have reheated the cold hearts of the food police at the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI). Said food cops have...
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We Spell Hypocrisy P-E-T-A
(October 27th, 2006)
Sometime today, two employees of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) are expected to turn themselves over to Southampton, VA police to face charges of grand and petty larceny. Earlier this week, Carrie Beth Edwards and Andrea Florence Benoit, riding in a PETA-owned van, allegedly...
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Obesity Hype Makes The News — Literally
(October 26th, 2006)
We all "know" the overused obesity myths: obesity kills 400,000 Americans annually, that it costs the nation $117 billion a year, and that today's children will be the first generation to lead shorter lives than their parents. These obesity myths are well and good, but...
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Breast Cancer (And Animal Rights) Awareness On The Air
(October 25th, 2006)
As National Breast Cancer Awareness Month comes to a close, the Center for Consumer Freedom is taking the opportunity to remind the public that the animal activists are among the biggest obstacles to a cure. We're running a new television ad in Arizona, which has...
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TV Ads Expose Animal-Rights Opposition to Breast Cancer Research
(October 24th, 2006)
MEDIA ADVISORYWashington—As Arizonans observe Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the non profit Center for Consumer Freedom is airing television advertisements throughout the state to alert the public that cancer research’s greatest enemy—the animal rights movement— is operating in their midst. The TV ad began running last weekend and will continue...
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Future (Vegetable-Only) Farmers Of America?
(October 24th, 2006)
This week Indianapolis hosts the national convention of Future Farmers of America (FFA), which has helped educate generations of young American farmers-to-be. Many FFA members grow up to put steaks, pork chops, drumsticks, milk, and eggs on our tables. The group's best known program involves...
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“PETA Kills Animals” Billboards Shut Out of Phoenix
(October 23rd, 2006)
Chandler, AZ—As part of its continuing media campaign to educate Arizonans about the radical animal rights movement, the nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) had hoped to rent billboards in the Phoenix metro area with the truthful message that “PETA Kills Animals.” But local ad companies, including CBS Outdoor...
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CCF Posts Stirring Defense Of Food Freedom
(October 23rd, 2006)
Ever tenacious in our defense of liberty, the Center for Consumer Freedom took to New York newsprint again this weekend to fight the anxiety spread by scaremongers looking to regulate away Americans' food choices. Writing in Sunday's New York Post, CCF struck a blow for freedom with the...
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Consumer Group Exposes Obesity Society’s Conflicts of Interest
(October 20th, 2006)
WASHINGTON-- A report released by the Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) titled An Epidemic of Obesity Myths uncovers the complicated web of funding and support between weight loss and pharmaceutical industries and the Obesity Society (formerly the North American Association for the Study of Obesity (NAASO)).CCF's Senior Research Analyst...
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