Archive: Jan 2006

Corn Syrup Ban Supported By Gooey Thinking

Apparently lacking better things to do, the Florida House of Representatives is considering a law that would ban high-fructose corn syrup from Florida public schools. Not…
Posted January 31, 2006 at 12:00 am

Time to Close PETA Down?

In their failed attempt to fry arch-foe KFC, the nutball leaders of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) have tried every publicity-seeking trick in the book. They’ve…
Posted January 30, 2006 at 12:00 am

Another One For The Self-Serving Fat Fighter File

Contra Costa (California) County supervisor Mark DeSaulnier needs to go on the zoning diet — he’s clearly power-hungry. DeSaulnier seems to have taken a cue from other politicians further…
Posted January 26, 2006 at 12:00 am

Fish Are Also Safe To Eat On The Radio

Fed up with all the myths about mercury in fish, this week the Center for Consumer Freedom launched a new radio advertising campaign to flush these toxic myths out…
Posted January 25, 2006 at 12:00 am

A Fish Story You Can Actually Believe

We recently received an e-mail from David, a reader who had fallen victim to scare-mongering over mercury in fish. There are over a dozen activist groups committed to spreading…
Posted January 24, 2006 at 12:00 am

Are They Arsonists? Dr. ALF Can’t Decide

It’s hard not to be a bit confused by the most recent animal-rights rhetoric from former Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine spokesman Dr. Jerry Vlasak. Shortly after Friday’s…
Posted January 23, 2006 at 12:00 am

First, They Came For The Dodgeballs

Desperately mining the pits of legal theory in search of support for his next lawsuit, George Washington University law professor John Banzhaf recently produced another gem. Last…
Posted January 19, 2006 at 12:00 am

Food Police’s Lawsuit Insults Personal Responsibility, Science

Today the better-living-through-litigation squad at the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) held a press conference to announce an audacious new lawsuit against two companies involved with…
Posted January 18, 2006 at 12:00 am Hooks Public Radio Listeners

This weekend National Public Radio listeners heard a Living on Earth story, prompted by the Center for Consumer Freedom’s website, about the growing debate…
Posted January 17, 2006 at 12:00 am

PETA Protester Protested

This photo (more here) was sent to us by reader cf_river_rat. His friend Clyde is enjoying a little fried chicken -- and reminding the public that PETA kills animals -- beside a PETA activist in a (presumably less delicious) chicken suit.
Posted January 16, 2006 at 12:00 am