Archive: Jun 2003

CDC: Overweight Statistics Don’t Tell The Whole Story

“Overweight may or may not be due to increases in body fat. It may also be due to an increase in lean muscle. For example, professional athletes may…
Posted June 30, 2003 at 12:00 am

Quote Of The Week

Watching the President of the United States has long been its own cottage industry. Questions like what kind of underwear he prefers, the movies he watches, and how he spends…
Posted June 27, 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’ve read about last weekend’s conference of money-hungry trial attorneys, who think making…
Posted June 27, 2003 at 12:00 am

CCF Ad Targets Frivolous Obesity Lawsuits

Today the Center for Consumer Freedom unveils a new television commercial, warning Americans that unscrupulous trial lawyers are desperately looking for ways to make food their next tobacco-sized payday. Where…
Posted June 26, 2003 at 12:00 am

Hate The Corporation, Love The Hunger

It turns out that the motley crew of organic farmers, anarchists, celebrity chefs and wild-eyed Luddites holding “teach-ins,” getting themselves arrested, and running around…
Posted June 25, 2003 at 12:00 am

Lunatic Conspiracy Targets — Tap Water?

If you thought that a loony obsession with malevolent forces spiking our drinking water was limited to fictional characters from “Dr. Strangelove,” think again. Such characters are very…
Posted June 24, 2003 at 12:00 am

Lawyers Congregate To Pick Your Food (And Your Pocket)

“Listen carefully when you hear professor [Richard] Daynard and his trial lawyer friends talk about fat deposits,” cautions Center for Consumer Freedom Executive Director Rick Berman in a…
Posted June 23, 2003 at 12:00 am

Quote Of The Week

CCF Executive Director Rick Berman testified before Congress yesterday on a bill that would prevent frivolous lawsuits blaming restaurants for making people obese. Also testifying…
Posted June 20, 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’ve seen why fast-food lawyer John Banzhaf should take his own advice and…
Posted June 20, 2003 at 12:00 am

Cabal Of Activists And Lawyers Plot To Sue Food Companies

The country’s greediest trial lawyers, boldest food nannies, and most outlandish academics will convene in Boston this weekend to plan a legal onslaught against restaurants. The Public Health…
Posted June 19, 2003 at 12:00 am