The City of Salem, Oregon has denied People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals’ (PETA) request to erect a statue in honor of approximately 5,400 of chickens killed, wounded, distressed or missing in action from a truck crash earlier this month. The statue, designed by cartoonist Harry Bliss, stands over … Continue reading
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
According to a new study posted by the National Bureau of Economic Research, environmental factors such as food prices or restaurant location play a minuscule role in America’s increasing rates of obesity. The new study conducted by Drs. Charles Baum (Middle … Continue reading

 

ActivistCash.com, a project of the nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF), released a study conclusively demonstrating the bias and partisanship of the so-called Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW). The analysis can be found on the newly unveiled website CrewExposed.com. CREW is often described as...

The federal government's famed "Food Pyramid" is on its way out, to be replaced by something resembling a plate or, somewhat ironically, a pie chart. While the "Food Pyramid" — or "Food Plate" — is a way to educate Americans … Continue reading
British "Minister of Food" Jamie Oliver is back on the air after getting a brief boot from ABC to make room during May sweeps. But Oliver's failure to capture much viewership — his show is now relegated to Friday nights … Continue reading
There’s an old wise-crack that “everybody has the right to my opinion.” It’s a quip that brings to mind every bobble-headed political pundit on cable news. But more and more, oddly, it seems to apply to chefs. With the rise … Continue reading

Today the nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) criticized Congressman Jim Moran’s (D-Va.) proposed legislation that would levy a nationwide five-cent tax on plastic bags. If passed, the ban will likely drive Americans to purchase cheap, fabric-like polypropylene bags that can contain excessive levels of lead and serve as...

Today, the nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) released findings from a new survey that found an overwhelming majority of Americans are not at all aware of the health concerns, such as excessive levels of lead and harmful bacteria, lurking in their fabric-like, polypropylene reusable bags. The national poll,...

Today, the nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) released a new poll indicating that over 65% of Americans oppose proposals that seek to ban or place a tax on plastic bags. The national poll, commissioned by CCF and conducted by the Opinion Research Corporation (ORC) in early March, also...