Archive: Dec 2005

Consumer Freedom’s Year In Review

Each year, we pore over thousands of tax records to document how much food cops, radical animal rights activists, and green groups spend on their efforts to…
Posted December 29, 2005 at 12:00 am

The New York Times Keeps Tabs On PETA

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) supporters sitting down to their Sunday New York Times this weekend would be forgiven for doing a double-take:…
Posted December 27, 2005 at 12:00 am

Keep Christmas Lawsuit-Free With Our Milk And Cookies Waiver

When Santa comes down the chimney, he can’t help but drink the milk and eat the cookies kids leave out for him. Sadly, in this litigious age, he may leave…
Posted December 22, 2005 at 12:00 am

Cracking Down on Animal Rights Violence

Last week, 23-year-old animal rights activist Chris McIntosh was sentenced to eight years in prison for the 2003 arson of a Seattle fast-food restaurant. Claiming credit for the…
Posted December 21, 2005 at 12:00 am

FishScam.com Advertisements Combat Mercury Hype

Following a largely one-sided Chicago Tribune series that hyped the trace amounts of mercury in fish, Tribune and New York Times readers are seeing full-page advertisements asking if they’re…
Posted December 19, 2005 at 12:00 am

CCF On CNN: PETA Kills Animals

The Center for Consumer Freedom played a prominent role recently in a Friday-night Anderson Cooper 360° feature. CNN got a killer story, and we got to share the…
Posted December 19, 2005 at 12:00 am

Fish Is Good For You. Anxiety Isn’t.

The Chicago Tribune jumped on the mercury food-scare bandwagon this week with a three-part series claiming “tainted” fish with “unsafe” levels of mercury is routinely sold to an…
Posted December 15, 2005 at 12:00 am

Zambia Allows Its People To Eat

Good news from Africa: The government of Zambia, in the midst of a food crisis, has altered its anti-GM (genetically modified) food policy, allowing millions of…
Posted December 14, 2005 at 12:00 am

Fifteen Minutes Late And $117 Billion Dollars Short

It pays to be on time, and in the case of Connecticut representative Rosa DeLauro it pays dividends. DeLauro arrived 15 minutes late to…
Posted December 13, 2005 at 12:00 am

CAFE Standards Brewing For Soda

What does America lack? Government control of our food portions! This summer one particularly out-of-touch physician called for the Surgeon General to mandate that “all portions of food served…
Posted December 12, 2005 at 12:00 am