Archive: Jul 2003

Farmed Fish Fears Fall Flat

The New York Times reports that Wild Oats Markets, an all-organic food retailer, will from now on import its farmed salmon from Ireland. The Irish fish,…
Posted July 31, 2003 at 12:00 am

CSPI Goes International

Last week we told you about the Center for Science in the Public Interest’s (CSPI) plan to circumvent the democratic process through the lottery of the…
Posted July 30, 2003 at 12:00 am

Food Police: ‘We Have Just Begun To Fight’

Ellen Ruppel Shell, author of The Hungry Gene: The Science of Fat and the Future of Thin, is sounding downright Churchillian. “We can no longer afford…
Posted July 29, 2003 at 12:00 am

Slam-Dunking Animal Rights

It’s no secret that Leslie and Nanci Alexander, co-owners of the NBA’s Houston Rockets franchise, are among the global animal-rights movement’s biggest financial backers.
Posted July 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 Barbara Walters doesn’t mince words about obesity lawsuits, telling her 20/20…
Posted July 25, 2003 at 12:00 am

Quote of the Week

Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) diet scold Michael Jacobson and “sue the bastards” legal shark John Banzhaf are a match made in heaven.
Posted July 25, 2003 at 12:00 am

Live And Let Eat

“Pop icon Paul McCartney has fired a salvo for chicken rights,” reports Agence-France Presse. The noted vegetarian has written an open letter to KFC’s chief…
Posted July 24, 2003 at 12:00 am

‘Physicians,’ Heal Thy Animal-Rights Bias

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM), an animal-rights front group claiming to be a medical charity, launched a media campaign this week featuring reckless charges…
Posted July 23, 2003 at 12:00 am

CSPI’s ‘9 Percent’ Approval Rating

Pity the poor timing of food nanny Michael Jacobson. Last week the executive director of the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) argued: “…
Posted July 22, 2003 at 12:00 am

Prime Time Consumer Freedom

“I would not be surprised to see McDonald’s paying more than $50 billion over the next decade” in “punitive damages” and “compensation for pain and suffering,” greedy trial…
Posted July 21, 2003 at 12:00 am