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The Center for Consumer Freedom warns in our latest ad -- featuring the actor who played the "Soup Nazi" on Seinfeld -- that if calorie cops have their way, you could be forced into the Salad Line! (To see the ad, click here.) While this...
On July 4, 1776, America's founding fathers signed their names to the Declaration of Independence in an effort to affirm basic liberties. But they never dreamed that anyone would someday attempt to strip the American people of the fundamental freedom to control what we eat and drink. In the...
Overblown rhetoric about the "obesity epidemic" has itself reached epidemic proportions. Trial lawyers increasingly see dollar signs where the rest of us see dinner. Activists and bureaucrats are proposing radical "solutions" like zoning restrictions on restaurants and convenience stores, as well as extra taxes and warning labels on certain...
Dear Senator Hatch,Thank you for holding a public hearing to investigate the disturbing trend of animal rights activists choosing criminal violence over peaceful protest.To add appropriate context to today’s testimony, I would like to share some unusual findings that the Center for Consumer Freedom is in the process...
The Center for Consumer Freedom has announced the winners of its 2003 "Tarnished Halo" Awards. CCF awards prizes annually to America's most notorious animal-rights zealots, environmental scaremongers, celebrity busybodies, self-anointed "public interest" advocates, trial lawyers, and other food & beverage activists who claim to "know what's best for you."The...

Big Fat Lies

(February 1st, 2004)
Trial lawyers increasingly see dollar signs where the rest of us see dinner. Activists and bureaucrats are proposing radical obesity “solutions” like zoning restrictions on restaurants and convenience stores, as well as extra taxes and warning labels on certain foods. As rhetoric about the “obesity epidemic” has itself reached...

Mad Cow Q & A

(January 20th, 2004)
You've got questions. We've got answers. We consulted with university scientists, farmers, government agencies, and other experts to answer the questions most frequently asked of us by American consumers. As the mad cow hype thickens, we'll be expanding this resource -- so check back often.
  1. Since three U.S....

Mad Cow: Let’s Get Real

(January 10th, 2004)
Santa Claus, AKA Kris Kringle, AKA Jolly Old St. Nick (hereinafter referred to as "Santa") acknowledges receipt of Christmas cookies from ______________________ (hereinafter referred to as "Baker").Santa acknowledges and understands that no warranty, either expressed or implied, is made by Baker as to the nutritional content of cookies. This...

Mad Cow Scaremongers

(December 20th, 2003)
Secretary of Agriculture Ann Veneman says that "beef is absolutely safe to eat." Harvard University experts note that the risk of Americans contracting mad cow disease is "as close to zero as you can get." Every reputable expert tells us that the American meat...