Consumer Group Calls For Congressional Perjury Investigation Into Testimony Offered By The HSUS
(February 29th, 2008)

Washington – Yesterday, the San Bernardino County District Attorney’s office told the Riverside (California) Press-Enterprise that it never asked the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) to withhold an undercover slaughterhouse video from the public or from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. This refutes sworn Congressional testimony offered...
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Perjury?
(February 29th, 2008)
Yesterday the Riverside (California) Press-Enterprise helped answer a burning question about the undercover slaughterhouse video released on January 30 by the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS): If HSUS knew in October 2007 that potentially unsafe meat was entering the U.S. food chain (including the federal...
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Sitting On A Story
(February 28th, 2008)
We’re not the only ones asking why the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) sat on its explosive slaughterhouse video for several months, while possibly tainted beef made its way into school lunchrooms. (To be fair, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Ed Schafer started the ball rolling.)...
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Consumer Group: Cookie-Boycotter MeMe Roth Should Mind Her Own Business
(February 27th, 2008)

New York—Today the nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) criticized the self-anointed obesity activist MeMe Roth for attacking the Girl Scouts in her anti-fat crusade. Roth called for a nationwide Girl Scout Cookie boycott this morning, demanding that “all civic organizations must cease” raising money by selling scout cookies.

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Baked Good Boycott
(February 27th, 2008)
Girl Scouts may soon be forced to trade in their merit badges for prison stripes. Today, publicist-turned-obesity-activist MeMe Roth accused the scouts of endangering public health. Known for being perpetually shrill and habitually hyperbolic, Roth exceeded those already kooky standards by calling for a boycott of Girl...
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Twinkies Worse Than Terrorists, Food Cop Claims
(February 26th, 2008)
It’s no secret that frivolous lawsuits are becoming increasingly absurd. Case in point: Last year, a Washington, DC judge sued a family-owned neighborhood dry cleaner for $54 million over a pair of lost pants. As the lawsuit game gets steadily more ridiculous, it also becomes more lucrative for...
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‘Organic’ Fiction Exposed (Again)
(February 25th, 2008)
Over the past decade, organic foods have soared in popularity. But it’s important to note that “popular” doesn’t mean “safer” or even “more healthful.” Researchers at Kings College London announced over the weekend that “organic food has no higher nutritional value compared to conventional food.” The study, which...
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Fish Fears, Miami-Style
(February 22nd, 2008)
You’ve got to hand it to the activists at Oceana. Their tunnel-vision fantasy about supposed “health hazards” from traces of mercury in fish is so acute that even robust scientific evidence won’t shake them from their crusade. That’s dedication. The group plans to protest against a major grocery...
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Quotes (Quacks) of the Week
(February 21st, 2008)
Foie gras is in the news again, and this time it has nothing to do with Chicago politics or secret “duckeasies” where foodies can get their illicit pâté. Here at home, Austin (Texas) activists are leafleting the neighbors of a local chef, accusing him of...
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Bad Crowd
(February 20th, 2008)

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