New Ad Campaign Pushes Back Against Big Sugar’s Bogus Attacks On High Fructose Corn Syrup
(September 30th, 2009)

Washington, DC -The nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) has launched a new million-dollar ad campaign designed to put an end to the blatant inaccuracies being propagated by the sugar industry about high fructose corn syrup. The Sugar Association continues to wrongly characterize efforts to educate the public...
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Beware ‘obesity tax’
(September 30th, 2009)

Putting an IRS bean counter in every vending machine by implementing a soda and junk-food tax, as was covered in The Associated Press story "Prospect of 'obesity tax' creates wide divide" (Sept. 3 and TribLIVE.com), isn't an effective tool for reducing obesity rates. But it would open the floodgates...
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A Highly Processed Myth
(September 30th, 2009)
We spread the word yesterday about our launch of a new million-dollar ad campaign to take on misinformation about the much-maligned high fructose corn syrup (HFCS), or corn sugar. Today, we’re telling readers of several newspapers, including the Los Angeles Times and the Palm Beach Post,...
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Million Dollar Ad Launch Challenges Misinformation about High Fructose Corn Syrup
(September 29th, 2009)

Washington, DC -Today, the nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) launched a new million dollar ad campaign designed to put an end to the blatant inaccuracies surrounding the much-maligned ingredient: high fructose corn syrup. The campaign will communicate to the public what most experts already know, that high...
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CCF Special: Ad Launch Tackles Not-So-Sweet Myths
(September 29th, 2009)
While you were enjoying your morning latte today, we launched a new million-dollar ad campaign designed to put an end to the ridiculous fear mongering surrounding high fructose corn syrup. We’ll be communicating to the public what most experts already know: High fructose corn syrup is read more here »

The Locavore’s New Clothes?
(September 29th, 2009)
Author James McWilliams has stirred the pot with his new book Just Food: Where Locavores Get It Wrong and How We Can Truly Eat Responsibly. In it, he takes on some of the fundamentalist foodies’ most common (and egregious) assertions about “buying local.” We don’t agree with everything...
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When Nudge Turns to Shove
(September 28th, 2009)
Mayor Michael Bloomberg isn’t alone in his New York City anti-salt crusade (even if he salts his own popcorn to extremes). Today, Crain’s New York Business profiles the man who has stepped into the role of the Big Apple’s Health Commissioner and newest dietary scold: Thomas “Doctor...
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Lifestyle Taxes All Fizz, No Substance
(September 27th, 2009)

Despite opposition from two-thirds of Americans, President Obama has latched onto exploring one proposal to raise billions of dollars for health care reform through "lifestyle taxes" on soft drinks.

However, evidence demonstrates that arbitrary taxes will not reduce health care costs, as supporters claim. Rather, lifestyle taxes represent just another...
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NYC Is Pouring on the Guilt
(September 25th, 2009)
If you thought Mayor Bloomberg’s salt antics were bad, the New York City nanny government is not to be outdone. The City Board of Health recently spent over $300,000 making subway posters that grotesquely attempt to vilify soft drinks. The ads feature a drink being poured into a...
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Feeding the Future World
(September 24th, 2009)
In case you missed it, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) announced important news yesterday. According to FAO, by 2050 the world will need 70 percent more food (compared to what we produce today) in order to feed an expected population of 9.1 billion. This projection serves...
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