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Today the Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) called on Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel) to abandon his misguided proposal to place a penny-per-ounce tax on sugar-sweetened beverages. The bill is scheduled to be heard today at 1:30pm in the Senate Health … Continue reading
WASHINGTON, DC – Today the nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) criticized the Center for Science in the Public Interest’s (CSPI) latest media ploy that erroneously takes several national restaurants to task for what they deem to be “unhealthy” children’s … Continue reading
Today the nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) released a new report, The Case Against Regulating or Taxing Soda, that outlines how these polices unfairly target those least able to afford price increases, are based on shaky medical evidence, and will … Continue reading
This afternoon New York State Judge Milton Tingling ruled that Mayor Bloomberg’s paternalistic soda ban was invalid and enjoined the enforcement of the law. J. Justin Wilson, Senior Research Analyst at the Center for Consumer Freedom, reacted to the news saying, … Continue reading
Today the nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) criticized Michael Moss’ new book, Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us, which argues that food companies are making products that generate heroin-like addiction compulsion behaviors. Moss argues companies are working … Continue reading
Today the nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) criticized Senator Bill Monning’s (D-Carmel) recently proposed legislation, SB 622, which would place an additional one-cent-per-ounce tax on sugar-sweetened beverages. Senator Monning’s proposal to add an additional tax to sugar-sweetened beverages is absurdly … Continue reading
Today the nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) released a confidential document co-authored by Rudd Center Public Policy Director Roberta Friedman detailing discussions between soda tax advocates during an obesity policy symposium. The document, which was published in November 2012, details the … Continue reading
Hypocritical Animal Rights Group Brings Death Toll to 29,398 Today the Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) released its yearly report on People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals’ (PETA) shameful animal care record at its so-called pet shelter in its … Continue reading
HumaneWatch.org, a project of the Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF), aired a commercial at the beginning of the Super Bowl this Sunday highlighting the deceptive fundraising practices of the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). The ad criticizes HSUS’s … Continue reading
Today the Center for Consumer Freedom criticized the Center for Science in the Public Interest’s over-the-top “Xteme Eating Awards.” The semi-annual awards “honor” restaurants for their high-calorie menu items. J. Justin Wilson, Senior Research Analyst at the Center for Consumer … Continue reading