Archive: Sep 2004

Reaction To ‘Soup Nazi’ Ad

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…
Posted September 30, 2004 at 12:00 am

New CCF Ad Features Seinfeld’s ‘Soup Nazi’

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…
Posted September 28, 2004 at 12:00 am

Ten Dumbest Food Cop Ideas

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…
Posted September 27, 2004 at 12:00 am

Looking For Lawsuits In All The Wrong Places

“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…
Posted September 24, 2004 at 12:00 am

British Animal-Rights ‘Hit List’ Targets Children — Is America Next?

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…
Posted September 23, 2004 at 12:00 am

A Whopper Of A Fish Tale

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…
Posted September 22, 2004 at 12:00 am

Harvard Study: Snack Foods And Soda Not Linked To Obesity

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…
Posted September 21, 2004 at 12:00 am

Famous Lobster Liberator Pinched By Police

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…
Posted September 20, 2004 at 12:00 am

ActivistCash.com Addition: PHAI’s Lawsuit Lounge

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…
Posted September 17, 2004 at 12:00 am

Fat-Cat Obesity Organizations Hog Congressional Mic

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…
Posted September 16, 2004 at 12:00 am