Archive: Jan 2003

Our Week In Review

If you’ve been reading the Center for Consumer Freedom’s Daily Headlines this week… You know why an activist holding a milk jug and some…
Posted January 31, 2003 at 12:00 am

FAO Snorts

To the long list of guarantees sought by animal rights activists on behalf of livestock (the right to not be eaten, of course, is foremost), we can now add the…
Posted January 30, 2003 at 12:00 am

Alar-mists and a Kennedy take on SUVs

It apparently wasn’t enough for Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. to accuse America’s pork farmers of being “a greater threat than Osama Bin Laden.” Now Kennedy is…
Posted January 30, 2003 at 12:00 am

‘Eco-Mob chic’ coming to Fresno

“The liberal academic world has lately embraced terrorist-chic,” writes Bill Croke in today’s American Prowler. He’s talking, of course, about Cal State Fresno’s willingness to lend its…
Posted January 30, 2003 at 12:00 am

Union of Confused Scaremongers

They’ve also been called the Union of Perturbed Scientists and the Union of Concerned Lawyers. The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) is surely “concerning” to anyone who believes public policy…
Posted January 29, 2003 at 12:00 am

SPECIAL REPORT: Could Acrylamide Prevent Cancer?

Yesterday the British Journal of Cancer released a study, the first of its kind, that looked for a real-life (not just theoretical) connection between cancer rates and acrylamide-rich…
Posted January 29, 2003 at 12:00 am

Fallout From ‘Radioactive’ Torts

A U.S. District Court Judge tossed out a frivolous case against McDonald’s last week, but John Banzhaf, cheerleader-in-chief for fast food lawsuits, was hardly fazed. In fact, Banzhaf…
Posted January 28, 2003 at 12:00 am

The Future of Food

In 2001, writes Brian Thomas at spiked-online, worldwide plantings of genetically enhanced crops were up a whopping 19 percent. Thomas directs research at Horticulture Research International in Great…
Posted January 28, 2003 at 12:00 am

You Are Too Smart –

– not to know that the Institute for Humane Studies (IHS) is sponsoring an on-line contest, pitting advertising ideas against one another in a sort of free-market “Star…
Posted January 27, 2003 at 12:00 am

Anti-meat ‘Nutrition Action’

The misnamed Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has always had a subtle bias against meat and dairy. But Michael Jacobson, the group’s chief dietary scold,…
Posted January 27, 2003 at 12:00 am