Archive: Sep 2003

Food Cops Bust The Whole Enchilada

The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) plans to make fast-casual Mexican restaurants its latest pi&ntildeata. Sources tell the Center for Consumer Freedom that CSPI’s health…
Posted September 30, 2003 at 12:00 am

Lunatics Pledge To Sabotage Biotech Crops

Opponents of genetically enhanced crops in England have begun a pledge drive whose signatories vow to “remove GM crops from the ground or support those who…
Posted September 29, 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 weren’t surprised to learn that PETA is beginning to employ…
Posted September 26, 2003 at 12:00 am

Quotes Of The Week

This week we couldn’t pick just one winner, so Australian Prime Minister John Howard and self-help guru Dr. Phil McGraw each take home half the prize. When asked if overweight…
Posted September 26, 2003 at 12:00 am

Food Scares Fed By Activists

“Is life today more dangerous than it used to be? It certainly seems that way,” Anne Applebaum wrote in yesterday’s Washington Post. “Between Alar in apples…
Posted September 25, 2003 at 12:00 am

Modern Plague: Trial Lawyers, Inc.

“By now, most every American has his own tale about some silly lawsuit run amok, from the post-tobacco obesity suits targeting McDonald’s to the $7.2 million settlement former ‘Tonight Show’…
Posted September 24, 2003 at 12:00 am

The Acrylamide Saga: Chapter 65, Verse 2

Regular readers will not be surprised to learn that the food cops at the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) are once again throwing a fit…
Posted September 23, 2003 at 12:00 am

PETA Protests Outside Target’s Church

“We continue to step up what we are doing,” said Matt Prescott of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). Last seen promoting PETA’s “Holocaust on…
Posted September 22, 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 read our newest ActivistCash profile on the anti-capitalist “culture jammers” who…
Posted September 19, 2003 at 12:00 am

Quote Of The Week

Writing yesterday in Canada’s National Post, John Luik argued that food cops are using children as an entrée into controlling all of our diets: [T]his isn’t really…
Posted September 19, 2003 at 12:00 am