Reaction To ‘Soup Nazi’ Ad
(September 30th, 2004)
Since we unveiled our humorous new TV ad featuring the "Soup Nazi" actor from Seinfeld, we've been overwhelmed by comments. Most have been positive. But a few have come from folks rabidly dead-set against the notion of personal responsibility. Click here to watch our ad again, and keep...
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New CCF Ad Features Seinfeld’s ‘Soup Nazi’
(September 28th, 2004)
The Center for Consumer Freedom warns in our latest ad -- featuring the actor who played the "Soup Nazi" on Seinfeld -- that if calorie cops have their way, you could be forced into the Salad Line! (To see the ad, click here.) While this...
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Ten Dumbest Food Cop Ideas
(September 27th, 2004)
Over the years, the growing cabal of diet dictators have proposed a litany of crazy proposals to tax, legislate, and litigate away many food and beverage choices. What follows are ten of their dumbest ideas: "We're going to sue them and sue them and sue them." read more here »

Looking For Lawsuits In All The Wrong Places
(September 24th, 2004)
"To paraphrase Andy Warhol, in the future everyone will be the target of an obesity lawsuit for fifteen minutes ... at least." That's according to Obesity Policy Report, discussing last weekend's second annual Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI) conference of food cops and read more here »

British Animal-Rights ‘Hit List’ Targets Children — Is America Next?
(September 23rd, 2004)
The London Sunday Times reports that a "secret hitlist" containing the names of more than 150 people is being quietly circulated among animal rights leaders in the United Kingdom. The five-page "cracker list" gives the addresses and phone numbers of targeted individuals, and directs activists to read more here »

A Whopper Of A Fish Tale
(September 22nd, 2004)
In an effort to bolster their floundering campaign to "Take A Pass on Chilean Sea Bass" -- which aims to convince consumers and chefs to boycott the tasty fish -- the National Environmental Trust (NET) has released a fishy report spinning yarns of...
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Harvard Study: Snack Foods And Soda Not Linked To Obesity
(September 21st, 2004)
From the rhetoric coming out of last weekend's obesity-lawsuit-pushing Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI) conference in Boston, you'd think snack foods and soft drinks were the number one cause of childhood obesity. But the sue-first-ask-questions-later food cops and trial lawyers apparently didn't bother to consult researchers...
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Famous Lobster Liberator Pinched By Police
(September 20th, 2004)
In an effort to take away the saltwater half of your Surf and Turf, the radicals at People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) operate an entire website dedicated to "lobster liberation," including practical "Tips for Releasing Lobsters." Doing his part for this crazy crustacean...
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(September 17th, 2004)
This weekend trial lawyers and food cops will huddle at the second annual Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI) conference, plotting strategies to sue food companies and increase the cost of your favorite meals. After swapping niceties, last year's confab conspired in a closed-door session "intended to encourage...
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Fat-Cat Obesity Organizations Hog Congressional Mic
(September 16th, 2004)
When a House Subcommittee held an oversight hearing on obesity policy yesterday, three groups used their testimony to hype the obesity myth. Not surprisingly, all three have been well funded by weight-loss and diet drug companies looking to cash in on the so-called obesity epidemic....
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