Archive: Aug 2003

Our Week In Review

If you’ve been reading the Center for Consumer Freedom’s Daily Headlines this week… You’ve learned who’s behind the latest anti-soda jihad. You know that…
Posted August 29, 2003 at 12:00 am

Quote of the Week

When the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) raised a stink last week about the corporate ties of some appointees to a federal nutrition panel,…
Posted August 29, 2003 at 12:00 am

Sue The Nutritionist

A study published in the respected JAMA indicates that eating dark chocolate can lower blood pressure. USA Today notes that: “Other experiments show cocoa…
Posted August 28, 2003 at 12:00 am

PETA ‘Just As Guilty’ As Terror-Mongers

In a public appearance before a veterans group yesterday, President Bush affirmed: “If you harbor a terrorist, if you support a terrorist, if you feed a terrorist, you’re…
Posted August 27, 2003 at 12:00 am

Kelly Brownell’s Big Brother Manifesto

Speaking of the latest food police complaint — “food is more cheap, more prevalent and much tastier” — Rick Berman of the Center for Consumer Freedom asked in an Associated…
Posted August 26, 2003 at 12:00 am

The Robert Wood Johnson Soda Ban

Even before the famously anti-alcohol Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) officially declared obesity one of its priority concerns, the $8 billion health cop had awarded a grant…
Posted August 25, 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 were amazed that the commissioner of the Texas Department of Agriculture…
Posted August 22, 2003 at 12:00 am

Pot, Meet Kettle

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is complaining to police about the reception their sickening “Holocaust on Your Plate” exhibit received in North Dakota (whose state beverage…
Posted August 22, 2003 at 12:00 am

CSPI Ignores Its Own ‘Integrity’ Advice

Michael Jacobson generally takes his own advice. The food cop-in-chief at the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) won’t touch a cookie,…
Posted August 21, 2003 at 12:00 am

Johns Hopkins’ Meatless Utopia

A column in yesterday’s Washington Post praises a program called “Meatless Monday,” which claims the support of 28 schools of public health. However, when the Center…
Posted August 20, 2003 at 12:00 am