Archive: Jun 2006

Declare Your Independence

On July 4, 1776, America’s founding fathers signed their names to the Declaration of Independence in an effort to affirm basic liberties. But they never dreamed that anyone would someday…
Posted June 30, 2006 at 12:00 am

‘If We Can Ban Foie Gras, We Can Ban This’

That was fast. A mere two months after an unprecedented, animal-rights-motivated ban on the sale of the French delicacy foie gras, the Chicago City Council may now be turning…
Posted June 29, 2006 at 12:00 am

Ten More Reasons For Caution On Obesity Hype

If you’ve tuned in to the news during the last 36 hours, you’ve seen a story listing ten unconventional influences on obesity in America. Twenty scientists sifted through…
Posted June 28, 2006 at 12:00 am

Acrylamide Facts, Fresh From The Oven

While some opportunistic politicians are still trying to make political hay out of it, acrylamide in food just isn’t the health threat they’d like it to be. Just yesterday,…
Posted June 27, 2006 at 12:00 am

Activist Lunacy Defined

Fresh from mealy-mouthed praise of kinder, gentler lobster-killing techniques, the animal rights activists at People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) are now targeting a new victim:…
Posted June 26, 2006 at 12:00 am

All The News That’s Fat To Print

A bowlful of developments in obesity politics have cropped up in just the last day. The Center for Consumer Freedom is here to give you the story … and the…
Posted June 22, 2006 at 12:00 am

REPORT: Capital Fish Get A Clean Bill of Health

Today the Center for Consumer Freedom unveils Safe Fish, our comprehensive investigation into mercury levels of fish sold in the Washington, DC area. Working with a well-regarded…
Posted June 21, 2006 at 12:00 am

The Extremism Behind The Soundbite

Claiming a shift in consumer demand, Whole Foods Market decided last week to sell only pre-killed lobster meat, around the same time that The Miami Herald ran a…
Posted June 20, 2006 at 12:00 am

CSPI Lawsuit Thrown Out By The Court Of Public Opinion

It’s been less than a week since the food police at the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) filed a class-action lawsuit against KFC for…
Posted June 19, 2006 at 12:00 am

Want A Promotion At PETA? Advocate Violence

Defending violence will get you a promotion at People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), it seems. Bruce Friedrich, the extremist best known for his views on animal-rights…
Posted June 16, 2006 at 12:00 am