Archive: Oct 2001

Food For Fright

There’s a demon lurking in your kitchen, and it’s not a werewolf or a vampireā€¦ it’s non-organic meat! That’s what vegetarian columnist Vance Lehmkuhl of the “alternative press”…
Posted October 31, 2001 at 12:00 am

The Grinch Who Stole Halloween

Michael Jacobson of the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) once joked that his group “is proud about finding something wrong with practically everything.” But when it comes…
Posted October 31, 2001 at 12:00 am

Portioning Out Blame

That old Borscht Belt joke — “the food was awful, and such small portions!” — doesn’t mean much to Buffalo News writer Amy Pierce, who in a recent piece blasting…
Posted October 30, 2001 at 12:00 am

Irradiating Infidels

Ralph Nader‘s group Public Citizen is on a mission from God — to stop the electronic irradiation of food, a process that eliminates harmful bacteria. At…
Posted October 30, 2001 at 12:00 am

A Victory For Consumer Choice

“Chalk one up for science,” The Florida Times-Union declares. “The dispute over genetically modified foods must be considered over.” With the Environmental Protection Agency expressing confidence that…
Posted October 25, 2001 at 12:00 am

Armed And Dangerous?

“There is a strong possibility that Animal Liberation Front (ALF) terrorists have come into possession of Anthrax as the result of having invaded laboratories that have been researching…
Posted October 25, 2001 at 12:00 am

Talking Trash In Texas

The Percy Schmeiser World Tour continues. Canadian canola farmer Schmeiser, you may recall, was sued by Monsanto last year for using Monsanto’s genetically improved crop seed without paying…
Posted October 24, 2001 at 12:00 am

Terror 101

Two animal rights activists each face three years in prison after pleading guilty to federal weapons charges. The two, linked by prosecutors to the Animal Liberation Front (ALF),…
Posted October 22, 2001 at 12:00 am

Fear and Loathing in Your Kitchen

As longtime readers of Center For Consumer Freedom Daily Headlines know, and our new readers will soon discover, there’s nothing benign about the anti-consumer-choice crowd. When Americans are afraid, these…
Posted October 22, 2001 at 12:00 am

Some Terrorists Never Change

Animal rights extremists may have been responsible for a bioterror scare at Michigan State University (MSU) last Friday. "An unknown white substance" was found in a piece of mail -- and university spokesman Terry Denbow "suggested that an animal rights group was responsible." Though the substance turned out to be harmless, it wouldn't have been the first extremist attack on the school: In December 1999, the Earth Liberation Front (ELF)
Posted October 18, 2001 at 12:00 am