Absolve Yourself of Holiday Food Guilt
(November 30th, 2009)
We hope you all enjoyed last week’s feast. As with any holiday, though, there’s always some activist group—like People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) or the Center for Science in the Public Interest—trying to get media attention by spoiling the fun. PETA has been out...
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Pass the turkey, hold scaremongering
(November 26th, 2009)

Sadly, this year some Americans have little to be thankful for, other than the simple pleasure of enjoying their holiday meals in peace.

But meat-hating animal rights activists and nutrition purists see Thanksgiving as the perfect time to launch new scare campaigns. Some have even proclaimed November as "Vegan...
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I’ll take turkey; hold the scare mongering
(November 25th, 2009)

What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving? Friends and family? Your good health? Job security? Sadly, this year some Americans have little to be thankful for, other than the simple pleasure of enjoying their holiday meals in peace.

But meat-hating animal rights activists and nutrition purists see Thanksgiving as the...
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Don’t Be a Turkey: Get an Obesity Liability Waiver
(November 25th, 2009)
It’s Thanksgiving time again, and we’re reminding dinner hosts that they should make sure their guests sign our Thanksgiving Liability Waiver. Why? Because you never know when a food feast will turn into a litigation frenzy. We were on the Fox News and Fox Business channels yesterday, explaining how...
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Don’t Have a Cow, Vegans
(November 24th, 2009)
Bucknell University philosophy professor Gary Steiner, a self-described vegan, penned an essay published in the Sunday New York Times to lecture meat-eaters (that is, 97 percent of Americans) about how cruel they are. Steiner thinks he has it all figured out. If only someone—anyone—agreed with him. Steiner’s...
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Don’t Be A Turkey This Thanksgiving; Insist On the Obesity Liability Waiver
(November 23rd, 2009)

Washington, D.C. - This Thanksgiving, the Center for Consumer Freedom wishes the nation a guilt-free turkey day filled with stuffing, mashed potatoes, cranberries, and all the trimmings. But with a cornucopia of trial lawyers seeking to make obesity lawsuits their next cash cow, those hosting a holiday feast should...
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Humanely Chopped
(November 23rd, 2009)

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A Not-So-Sweet Marketing Gimmick
(November 20th, 2009)
Phil Lempert, self-described supermarket “guru,” has a new video touting, among other things, the fact that Necco Wafers are made without high fructose corn syrup:
You know that change is coming when 162 year old candy takes out the artificial colors and artificial flavors from its product. Necco Wafers contain no...
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Will PETA Protest Itself?
(November 20th, 2009)
When British entrepreneur Simon Buckhaven invented an electric gizmo that kills lobsters and crabs “more humanely” than the traditional method of dispatching the creatures—in a pot of boiling water—no one was surprised to see People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) jump on the bandwagon. But read more here »

A Godzilla of Corny Hype
(November 19th, 2009)
It never takes much for the food scolds at Center for Science in the Public Interest to rev-up one of their stale diet-nanny crusades. Today, CSPI is breathlessly telling media outlets about its shocking, shocking discovery that movie theater popcorn (which CSPI dubs the “Godzilla of snacks”) read more here »