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...
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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...
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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...
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Scientific American: Obesity-Death Stat Dubious, Erroneous, And Outdated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...
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‘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."...
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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),...
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Nestle Utters Curdled Kernel of Knowledge
(May 17th, 2005)
"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."
-- New York University Professor of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, and Food Politics author Marion Nestle We're...
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Brownell Admits ‘We Don’t Know’ If Twinkie Tax Would Work
(May 16th, 2005)
"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 fast-food tax in Detroit, fellow CNN commentator Andy Serwer added: "If it does happen, it's really pathetic and sad."...
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Florida Neuters HSUS Funding
(May 13th, 2005)
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 highlighted with our popular new website,, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals spends millions on offensive PR...
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