Washington - Today the Center for Consumer Freedom called on President Barack Obama to personally denounce the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) for its crass use of Sasha and Malia Obama in an ad campaign promoting vegetarianism.

PCRM, despite its medically themed name, is a particularly strident animal...

Washington, D.C. - As Congress debates a "public option" for health insurance, public health activists and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are proposing a different kind of public option: placing Americans' weight under government control."Whether it's taxes, product bans, or other regulations, the public health community...

Swine flu hype

(June 25th, 2009)

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Starbucks announced that it will make a major change in its baked goods by the end of the month, removing high fructose corn syrup as part of a switch to "real" food. But before you gag on your blueberry scone, consider this: High fructose corn syrup, despite all the...
Americans have access to the same food in every state. You will find the same soda in Tennessee as you will in Oregon. Fast-food franchises serve the same hamburgers in Arizona and in New Hampshire. Arkansas residents can buy the same packaged foods as Ohioans.Everyone, in every state, gets...

A Poem for Thanksgiving

(November 26th, 2008)

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Turkey farm

(November 19th, 2008)

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Barbecue freedom

(October 28th, 2008)

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When, oh when, will reporters stop referring to the so-called “Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine” as a medical group (“AG’s office investigating Chandler council’s approval of Covance lab,” March 12)?The animal rights organization is many things, but it’s not a “physicians group.” Less than 4 percent of its members...

Washington, DC –Today the Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) announced the winner of the 6th Annual “Nanny Awards:” People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals’ (PETA) Adria Hinkle and Andrew Cook. This prize is given each year to America’s most notorious animal rights zealot, celebrity busybody, environmental scaremonger,...