Archive: Dec 2008

Ringing Out 2008: A Look Back

As we prepare to chronicle (and resist) a 2009 full of assaults on our food freedoms, we’re also reflecting on the year that’s drawing to a close. Here are some…
Posted December 31, 2008 at 12:00 am

CCF In The News: New Year’s Edition

The Center for Consumer Freedom likes to ring in the New Year with a bang. Food scares, shady health advice, and obesity mania tend to bury common sense. We dig…
Posted December 30, 2008 at 12:00 am

Is it Really Organic? (Only the Fertilizer Company Knows for Sure…)

As we reflect on the past year and look forward to ringing in a new one, financial uncertainty seems to be at the forefront of everyone’s mind. So as we…
Posted December 29, 2008 at 12:00 am

Merry Christmas!

Here at the Center for Consumer Freedom, we work hard to expose the idiotic (and often immoral) plots of those determined to police our dinner tables, terrorize us…
Posted December 24, 2008 at 12:00 am

A Fish Story You’ll Only Find On Broadway

For those of you who haven’t been following “Sushigate,” let’s review: News broke last week that television star Jeremy Piven (of "Entourage" fame) had pulled out of his role…
Posted December 23, 2008 at 12:00 am

The FDA Loves Stevia. Guess Who’s Panicking?

Last week, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of stevia, a calorie-free sweetener derived from herbs. Studies have shown that stevia has no negative health…
Posted December 22, 2008 at 12:00 am

Animal Rights Activists Are No Einsteins

They ripped off one of the greatest artists in history, Leonardo da Vinci, and chiseled a fictional quote into the lobby of their office. They exploited one of the…
Posted December 19, 2008 at 12:00 am

List Of Holiday “Health Myths” Comes Up Short. Here’s A Better One.

The holiday season is as saturated with lists as it is with candy canes and mistletoe. Gift wish lists, top holiday songs, best seasonal dessert recipes. Today, health reporters across…
Posted December 18, 2008 at 12:00 am

Don’t Let Santa Sue You

For most of us, Christmas is a time for ice-skating, caroling, tree-trimming, and sipping eggnog with the family. But the Center for Consumer Freedom urges you to be cautious when…
Posted December 17, 2008 at 12:00 am

Quote of the Week

Hollywood fashion trends tend to be as fleeting as the seasons. But one craze has proved to be as durable — and as unsightly — as spandex and jean shorts. …
Posted December 16, 2008 at 12:00 am