Our Week In Review
(August 29th, 2003)
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 the father of the "Twinkie Tax" doesn't practice what he preaches.

You understand why...
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Quote of the Week
(August 29th, 2003)
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, CSPI's objections were dutifully reported in many media outlets without a hint of disapproval. This despite...
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Sue The Nutritionist
(August 28th, 2003)
A study published in the respected JAMA indicates that eating dark chocolate can lower blood pressure. USA Today notes that: "Other experiments show cocoa flavonoids may reduce harmful blood clotting properties and decrease low-density-lipoprotein (LDL), known as the 'bad cholesterol.'" And the Associated...
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PETA ‘Just As Guilty’ As Terror-Mongers
(August 27th, 2003)
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 just as guilty as the terrorists." The Commander-in-Chief was speaking of Al Qaeda and Hamas, but we're reminded that...
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Kelly Brownell’s Big Brother Manifesto
(August 26th, 2003)
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 Press (AP) story: "hen do we need less food" and food "that tastes like crap" to satisfy...
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The Robert Wood Johnson Soda Ban
(August 25th, 2003)
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 of $722,925 to anti-soda activist Harold Goldstein. On Thursday of last week, the California Assembly voted to read more here »

Our Week In Review
(August 22nd, 2003)
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 instituted a sweeping policy on treats in schools, unilaterally banning birthday cupcakes and forbidding kids to share snacks brought...
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Pot, Meet Kettle
(August 22nd, 2003)
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 is milk). According to the animal rights group, rowdy protestors vandalized a display, causing more than $500 in damage....
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CSPI Ignores Its Own ‘Integrity’ Advice
(August 21st, 2003)
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, and insists that his employees follow draconian diet restrictions. But when it comes to CSPI's " read more here »

Johns Hopkins’ Meatless Utopia
(August 20th, 2003)
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 for Consumer Freedom (CCF) called the organizers of Meatless Monday, they would not provide a list of those schools....
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