Chappell’s Show Over For PETA
(May 31st, 2005)
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 deal of attention by announcing the support of a major figure within the sport. But now PETA's in a...
read more here »

Internal CDC Documents: Researchers Apparently Knew 400,000-Obesity-Death Study Used ‘Wrong Formula’
(May 27th, 2005)
Thanks to a Freedom of Information Act request by the Center for Consumer Freedom, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has posted internal documents on its website that add to the read more here »

Fat Wars: The Obesity Empire Strikes Back
(May 26th, 2005)
Feeling a disturbance in the obesity force, a cabal of dark side research clones -- who hype the problem of obesity -- attempted to strike back today. Gathering at the obesity Death Star (a.k.a. Harvard), they again claimed that Americans are now the...
read more here »

Consumer Group: Get PETA Out Of Schools
(May 25th, 2005)
El Paso, TX – This morning, Terrace Hill Middle School joined the long list of schools targeted by the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). With its school campaigns, PETA targets children as young as six years old for indoctrination with violent and graphic propaganda. The...
read more here »

Pop Goes The Junk Science
(May 24th, 2005)
As legislators in Connecticut consider a bill banning soda and snacks from schools, a new study has added to the growing body of evidence exonerating fizzy drinks from contributing to childhood obesity. Researchers from the Health Behavior...
read more here »

Scientific American: Obesity-Death Stat Dubious, Erroneous, And Outdated
(May 23rd, 2005)
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 W. Wayt Gibbs writes that when pressed, the study's co-author, Dr. D.B. Allison, admits: "These are just...
read more here »

“Physicians Committee” Opposed to OSU Spinal Cord Research Is an Animal Rights Front
(May 23rd, 2005)
Columbus, OH – Today, the Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) criticized the misleadingly named Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) for attempting to block research at Ohio State University that could one day lead to cures for debilitating spinal cord injuries. PCRM is an animal rights organization with strong...
read more here »

‘Back-Of-The-Envelope’ Obesity Hype
(May 20th, 2005)
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 article in Scientific American titled "Obesity: An Overblown Epidemic?" untangles the shoddy, agenda-driven research behind the so-called "obesity epidemic."...
read more here »

CCF Tells Senate: PETA Supports Terrorism
(May 18th, 2005)
The Center for Consumer Freedom testified today before the Senate's Environmental and Public Works committee that highly visible tax-exempt groups including People for the Ethical Treatment for Animals (PETA), the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS),...
read more here »

Senate Panel To Explore Links Betwee Domestic Terrorists And Tax-Exempt Animal Rights Groups
(May 17th, 2005)
Washington, DC – As our nation continues to fight the international war on terror, eco-terrorism is steadily gaining prominence within the United States. Homegrown eco-terrorists and animal-rights extremists, including the Animal Liberation Front (ALF) and the Earth Liberation Front (ELF), have claimed credit for more than 1,100 terrorist...
read more here »