Archive: May 2005

Chappell’s Show Over For PETA

The game of cricket is a big deal to millions of fans around the world, so People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) knew it would earn a good…
Posted May 31, 2005 at 12:00 am

Internal CDC Documents: Researchers Apparently Knew 400,000-Obesity-Death Study Used ‘Wrong Formula’

Thanks to a Freedom of Information Act request by the Center for Consumer Freedom, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has…
Posted May 27, 2005 at 12:00 am

Fat Wars: The Obesity Empire Strikes Back

Feeling a disturbance in the obesity force, a cabal of dark side research clones — who hype the problem of obesity — attempted to…
Posted May 26, 2005 at 12:00 am

Pop Goes The Junk Science

As legislators in Connecticut consider a bill banning soda and snacks from schools, a new study has added to the growing body of evidence…
Posted May 24, 2005 at 12:00 am

Scientific American: Obesity-Death Stat Dubious, Erroneous, And Outdated

Last week we told you about a bombshell article in Scientific American critiquing a study that found obesity is set to substantially shorten Americans’ life expectancy. Senior science reporter…
Posted May 23, 2005 at 12:00 am

‘Back-Of-The-Envelope’ Obesity Hype

Just when they probably thought things couldn’t get any worse,the cabal of "obesity warriors" on a crusade to hype fear of fat has taken yet another blow. An…
Posted May 20, 2005 at 12:00 am

CCF Tells Senate: PETA Supports Terrorism

The Center for Consumer Freedom testified today before the Senate’s Environmental and Public Works committee that highly visible tax-exempt groups including…
Posted May 18, 2005 at 12:00 am

Nestle Utters Curdled Kernel of Knowledge

“I don’t think dairy is an essential nutrient at all. Cows don’t drink milk, and they make bones. The calcium story is complicated.”…
Posted May 17, 2005 at 12:00 am

Brownell Admits ‘We Don’t Know’ If Twinkie Tax Would Work

“You can have it your way, but your next burger may come with a tax,” warned CNN’s Jack Cafferty last week. Referring to a proposed…
Posted May 16, 2005 at 12:00 am

Florida Neuters HSUS Funding

While leading animal rights groups spend top dollar trying to steal meat off our tables, they spend precious little in the way of directly helping animals. As we've…
Posted May 13, 2005 at 12:00 am