This Week in Food Freedom: Pop Tax Zombies, Vegetarian Researcher Discovers the Obvious, and More
(November 30th, 2012)
Despite overwhelmingly cataclysmic defeats in the Bay Area city of Richmond and the San Gabriel Valley city of El Monte, activists still hope to force through extra taxes on sweet drinks. Reports are surfacing that the state of Vermont, several other cities in the Bay … Continue reading
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More Addiction Mythmaking Hits Bookshelves
(November 29th, 2012)
The latest gambit of the food police to get people to give up their freedom to choose foods and drinks that they enjoy is to categorize that very enjoyment as addiction. Then the lawyers and bureaucrats can sue, tax, and ban … Continue reading
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PCRM Campaign Might Fall to Other Animal Rights Activists’ Bad Behavior
(November 28th, 2012)
We mentioned in passing the corporate campaign by the animal rights activists in lab-coats at the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) against Wayne State University last year, but since then the case has become more curious and scarier. PCRM accused a Wayne State … Continue reading
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New Sweetener Study Refines Same Old Sour Falsehoods
(November 27th, 2012)
A new study in the journal Global Public Health resurrects one of the most pervasive myths surrounding public health nutrition today; namely, the claim that high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is more harmful than equivalent amounts of table sugar (sucrose). The paper … Continue reading
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Tryotophan Is No Excuse for Lazy Food Activists
(November 26th, 2012)
We’ve written plenty about the lunacy from activists who think people are just like cocaine junkies when presented with a plate of bacon. Now, we’re spreading the news that the so-called “food addiction” theory is bunk, from sunny Southern California to chilly New England. … Continue reading
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A Protected Thanksgiving
(November 21st, 2012)
As we warned yesterday, trial lawyers are back on the prowl and you never know when they might come for your holiday table. Protect yourself with CCF’s Thanksgiving Obesity Liability Waiver, and the food police will have to go elsewhere … Continue reading
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Don’t Be A Turkey This Thanksgiving; Insist On the Obesity Liability Waiver
(November 20th, 2012)
This Thanksgiving, the Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) 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 … Continue reading
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Protect Yourself This Thanksgiving with the CCF Obesity Liability Waiver
(November 20th, 2012)
While the rest of us dig into a gravy-soaked feast this Thanksgiving, the nation’s food cops and animal-rights nuts will be hard at work making the holiday less cheerful for those of us who dare to feast in spite of self-appointed and government-appointed … Continue reading
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This Week in Food Freedom: Denmark Axes Fat Tax, PETA Alienates Again, and More
(November 16th, 2012)
Denmark has repealed its tax on the saturated fat content of food to much rejoicing. The tax created compliance nightmares, encouraged cross-border shopping trips, and punished small retailers that could not absorb the tax’s impact and apply it across all … Continue reading
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PETA Fires Ideological Birdshot at Kids over Thanksgiving
(November 15th, 2012)
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), last seen receiving a rebuke from the European Court of Human Rights for trying to bring its genocide-trivializing “Holocaust on Your Plate” campaign to Germany, has a sordid history of propagandizing children … Continue reading
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