Archive: Nov 2012

This Week in Food Freedom: Pop Tax Zombies, Vegetarian Researcher Discovers the Obvious, and More

Despite overwhelmingly cataclysmic defeats in the Bay Area city of Richmond and the San Gabriel Valley city of El Monte, activists still hope to force through extra taxes on sweet drinks. Reports…
Posted November 30, 2012 at 4:59 pm

More Addiction Mythmaking Hits Bookshelves

The latest gambit of the food police to get people to give up their freedom to choose foods and drinks that they enjoy is to categorize that very enjoyment…
Posted November 29, 2012 at 5:01 pm

PCRM Campaign Might Fall to Other Animal Rights Activists’ Bad Behavior

We mentioned in passing the corporate campaign by the animal rights activists in lab-coats at the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) against Wayne State University last year, but since then…
Posted November 28, 2012 at 4:52 pm

New Sweetener Study Refines Same Old Sour Falsehoods

A new study in the journal Global Public Health resurrects one of the most pervasive myths surrounding public health nutrition today; namely, the claim that high fructose corn syrup (HFCS)…
Posted November 27, 2012 at 2:41 pm

Tryotophan Is No Excuse for Lazy Food Activists

We’ve written plenty about the lunacy from activists who think people are just like cocaine junkies when presented with a plate of bacon. Now, we’re spreading the news…
Posted November 26, 2012 at 5:11 pm

A Protected Thanksgiving

As we warned yesterday, trial lawyers are back on the prowl and you never know when they might come for your holiday table. Protect yourself with CCF’s Thanksgiving…
Posted November 21, 2012 at 11:19 am

Protect Yourself This Thanksgiving with the CCF Obesity Liability Waiver

While the rest of us dig into a gravy-soaked feast this Thanksgiving, the nation’s food cops and animal-rights nuts will be hard at work making the holiday less cheerful…
Posted November 20, 2012 at 10:45 am

This Week in Food Freedom: Denmark Axes Fat Tax, PETA Alienates Again, and More

Denmark has repealed its tax on the saturated fat content of food to much rejoicing. The tax created compliance nightmares, encouraged cross-border shopping trips, and punished…
Posted November 16, 2012 at 5:04 pm

Los Angeles Gives Californians a Reason to Flee

We warned a few months ago that Americans might soon need to fight for their right to BLTs in response to a private Texas college’s all-encompassing ban on…
Posted November 14, 2012 at 5:06 pm

A Failed Hit-Job and a History of Bad Times

We’ve grabbed the popcorn and watched The New York Times’ resident food snob, Mark Bittman, pick through the fallout from the failure of three ballot measures that would have…
Posted November 13, 2012 at 5:55 pm