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David Martosko
Director of Research, The Center for Consumer Freedom
Public Remarks
FDA Public Meeting on Obesity
October 23, 2003

 

Good afternoon. My name is David Martosko and I am...

Kelly Brownell, grandfather of the Twinkie Tax and author of the recent book Food Fight, regularly attacks restaurants and food suppliers for providing the food that Americans want: "The classic dodge of the food industry now is to blame the obesity problem on physical activity or lack...
The Center for Consumer Freedom has learned that the California State University at Fresno will host an event in 2003 dedicated to the topic of “Revolutionary Environmentalism.” The soon-to-be-announced February 13-14 conference will include a list of speakers that reads like a “Who’s Who” of the environmental...
The Center for Consumer Freedom has announced the winners of its 2002 "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."...
Not satisfied with $250 billion dollars in settlements from Big Tobacco, the trial lawyers are sharpening their knives (and forks) and going after Big Food. In late July a New York City lawyer filed a class-action lawsuit against McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Burger King, and KFC, alleging that quick service restaurants...

Fast Food Nation

(July 27th, 2002)
When it comes to wordplay, Eric Schlosser, author of the bestseller Fast Food Nation, is a gourmet chef. But on closer inspection, the arguments he cooks up result in a serious case of intellectual indigestion.Schlosser, a talented writer and even better self-promoter, came to fame with the 2001 publication...

Animal Rights Glossary

(January 1st, 2002)
ALF -- The Animal Liberation Front, an FBI-certified domestic terrorist organization started in Great Britain by "hunt saboteurs" looking to interrupt or otherwise ruin organized fox hunts. Today's ALF is active in more than 20 countries, engaging in violent "direct actions" against restaurants, meat & dairy producers, animal...
The events of September 11 have forced us all to look at our lives, and our work, with new perspective. The reaction to the assault on the United States that day was a warning. Will it cause those who would use terror, violence, destruction, or distortion in order to...
If you read a recent Associated Press article about a seafood distributor called EcoFish, you may have thought a fishmonger that “helps people make meals that reflect their morals” was too good to be true. After all, EcoFish is only 8 months old, and it has already gained the...