Archive: Apr 2003

Quote of the Week

"If you did a risk assessment for a peanut today, it would not necessarily be approved," says Greg Jaffe of the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI). Luckily, CSPI wasn't around when peanuts first hit the market. We can only wonder what other modern food advances have been derailed by the health nannies at CSPI and beyond.
Posted April 30, 2003 at 12:00 am

Anti-Biotech ‘Tom’-Foolery

The Washington Post recently ran an epic, front-page article about genetically modified wheat, focusing on the story of Tom and Gail Wiley. The Wileys are described as “conventional,…
Posted April 30, 2003 at 12:00 am

Activists ‘Resist’ Real Science on Antibiotic Resistance

As anti-consumer groups like the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), and the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy…
Posted April 30, 2003 at 12:00 am

‘Just Say No’ To Cheeseburgers?

We thought we’d seen it all. Apologists for the dubious concept of a global “obesity epidemic” have already gone on the offensive with fast-food lawsuits, demands…
Posted April 29, 2003 at 12:00 am

The Rights Of Scaremongers

The pretentiously named tompaine.com recently published an article titled “Want drugs with those fries?” that raises fears about the use of antibiotics in animal agriculture leading…
Posted April 28, 2003 at 12:00 am

CCF Begins TV Advertising Campaign Exposing PETA’s Violent Agenda

In the first of several airings, Fox News Sunday yesterday ran an ad from the Center for Consumer Freedom skewering People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). You…
Posted April 28, 2003 at 12:00 am

Our Week In Review

If you’ve been reading the Center for Consumer Freedom’s Daily Headlines this week… You know that at least one U.S. Senator believes fast-food lawsuits “subvert the…
Posted April 25, 2003 at 12:00 am

Quote of the Week

This week’s quote comes from Kevin Kjonaas. He’s the American ringleader of SHAC, the violent animal rights group that has terrorized hundreds if not thousands of innocent people…
Posted April 24, 2003 at 12:00 am

How PETA Marks Easter and Passover

Apparently not satisfied by alienating all of Judaism with its recent high-profile, roving exhibit comparing Holocaust victims to farm animals, the lunatics at People for the Ethical Treatment of…
Posted April 24, 2003 at 12:00 am

Fat Chance

Scientists are zeroing in on the culprit behind the over-hyped “epidemic” of obesity, and it’s not fast-food. Shocked? Don’t be — the answer is as…
Posted April 24, 2003 at 12:00 am