Archive: Oct 2006

Food Cops Lighten Up (Limited Time Only)

While kids across the country look forward to donning their scariest masks tonight (and pets are being made to wear their most embarrassing costumes, much to the chagrin…
Posted October 31, 2006 at 12:00 am

CSPI’s Non-Withdrawal Withdrawal

KFC announced today that it plans to switch to a chicken-frying oil that’s free of trans fats, a move that appears to have reheated the cold hearts of…
Posted October 30, 2006 at 12:00 am

We Spell Hypocrisy P-E-T-A

Sometime today, two employees of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) are expected to turn themselves over to Southampton, VA police to face charges of grand…
Posted October 27, 2006 at 12:00 am

Obesity Hype Makes The News — Literally

We all “know” the overused obesity myths: obesity kills 400,000 Americans annually, that it costs the nation $117 billion a year, and that today’s children will…
Posted October 26, 2006 at 12:00 am

Breast Cancer (And Animal Rights) Awareness On The Air

As National Breast Cancer Awareness Month comes to a close, the Center for Consumer Freedom is taking the opportunity to remind the public that the animal…
Posted October 25, 2006 at 12:00 am

Future (Vegetable-Only) Farmers Of America?

This week Indianapolis hosts the national convention of Future Farmers of America (FFA), which has helped educate generations of young American farmers-to-be. Many FFA members grow up to…
Posted October 24, 2006 at 12:00 am

CCF Posts Stirring Defense Of Food Freedom

Ever tenacious in our defense of liberty, the Center for Consumer Freedom took to New York newsprint again this weekend to fight the anxiety spread by scaremongers looking to…
Posted October 23, 2006 at 12:00 am

Activist Reaction To Improved Food Safety Is A Little Sickening

This week the Associated Press reported some news that should be reassuring in the wake of the contaminated-spinach scare: Our food supply — especially meat and poultry — might be…
Posted October 20, 2006 at 12:00 am

The Sound Of Silence

It’s been over 30 days since E. coli-contaminated spinach sickened more than 200 Americans and killed three. Why haven’t we heard anything from the nutrition and food safety “authorities” at…
Posted October 19, 2006 at 12:00 am

Divide Grows Between Biotech Reality and Activist Rhetoric

David Blaine’s got nothing on the minions of the anti-biotech movement. If you want to see a truly stupendous exercise in smoke-and-mirrors and misdirection, look no…
Posted October 19, 2006 at 12:00 am