Archive: Jun 2002

CSPI’s Half-Baked Warning

Because of preliminary research findings in a Swedish study on acrylamide claiming the carcinogen occurs in foods ranging from bread to potato chips, the Center for Science…
Posted June 27, 2002 at 12:00 am

Coffee: Ban On Beans In Berkeley?

“Selling certain types of coffee could soon be illegal in Berkeley,” The Berkeley Daily Planet reports. The city is considering an initiative to ban the sale of all…
Posted June 27, 2002 at 12:00 am

Greenpeace: Zero Tolerance For Biotech

“In the fictional world of James Bond, the criminal group SPECTRE made a big business out of misusing technology to disrupt commerce, make money, and turn nations against one another,”…
Posted June 26, 2002 at 12:00 am

PETA: Proud To Support Terror

“PETA doesn’t let political correctness get in the way of a good ad campaign,” The Virginian-Pilot reports, but now, consumer freedom advocates are using the animal rights fringe…
Posted June 26, 2002 at 12:00 am

Biotech Expert: Fears Are Unfounded

The Hoover Institute’s Henry I. Miller writes in Canada’s National Post: “Foes of agricultural biotechnology lambast it as unproven, untested, unnatural and uncontrollable, and worry that ‘rogue genes’…
Posted June 25, 2002 at 12:00 am

War On Fat: Here Come The Lawyers

“Look out, stomach, here it comes!” The Daily Oklahoman warns in an editorial. With anti-consumer activists targeting snacks and restaurant foods, “lawyers are poised to compel another giant…
Posted June 25, 2002 at 12:00 am

Greenpeace: Yes To Violence

Greenpeace is “the radical environmental group with a penchant for publicity,” Amy Ridenour of the National Center for Public Policy Research writes in a Contra Costa Times…
Posted June 24, 2002 at 12:00 am

World Food Summit: Yes To Biotech

“The World Food Summit has formally endorsed biotechnology as a way to address hunger,” Inter Press Service reports. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations declared…
Posted June 24, 2002 at 12:00 am

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Posted June 21, 2002 at 12:00 am

Activist In A Cage

Jose Bove is back in jail to complete his sentence for destroying a McDonald’s restaurant in France in 1999. (He later said he was “shocked that we…
Posted June 20, 2002 at 12:00 am