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Mad Cow Scaremongers

Secretary of Agriculture Ann Veneman says that “beef is absolutely safe to eat.” Harvard University experts note that the risk of Americans contracting mad cow disease is…
Posted December 20, 2003 at 12:00 am

Thanksgiving Guest Liability and Indemnification Agreement

____________________ (hereinafter referred to as “Guest”) has been given permission to eat at the table of _____________________ (hereinafter referred to as “Host”). Guest acknowledges and understands that no warranty, either…
Posted November 24, 2003 at 12:00 am

The Center for Consumer Freedom addresses the FDA

David Martosko Director of Research, The Center for Consumer Freedom Public Remarks FDA Public Meeting on Obesity October 23, 2003  …
Posted October 23, 2003 at 12:00 am

Would You Take Dietary Advice From This Man?

Kelly Brownell, grandfather of the Twinkie Tax and author of the recent book Food Fight, regularly attacks restaurants and food suppliers for providing the food that Americans want:…
Posted August 26, 2003 at 12:00 am

Special Report: Legitimizing the Lunatics

The Center for Consumer Freedom has learned that the California State University at Fresno will host an event in 2003 dedicated to the topic of “Revolutionary Environmentalism.” The…
Posted February 19, 2003 at 12:00 am

2002 ‘Tarnished Halo’ Awards

The Center for Consumer Freedom has announced the winners of its 2002 “Tarnished Halo” Awards. CCF awards prizes annually to America’s most notorious animal-rights zealots, environmental scaremongers, celebrity busybodies,…
Posted February 3, 2003 at 12:00 am

The first thing we do, let’s kill all the lawyers

Not satisfied with $250 billion dollars in settlements from Big Tobacco, the trial lawyers are sharpening their knives (and forks) and going after Big Food. In late July a…
Posted August 23, 2002 at 12:00 am

Fast Food Nation

When it comes to wordplay, Eric Schlosser, author of the bestseller Fast Food Nation, is a gourmet chef. But on closer inspection, the arguments he cooks up result in…
Posted July 27, 2002 at 12:00 am

Animal Rights Glossary

ALF — The Animal Liberation Front, an FBI-certified domestic terrorist organization started in Great Britain by “hunt saboteurs” looking to interrupt or otherwise ruin organized fox hunts. Today’s ALF…
Posted January 1, 2002 at 12:00 am

Catch of the Day: Politically Correct Fish

If you read a recent Associated Press article about a seafood distributor called EcoFish, you may have thought a fishmonger that “helps people make meals that reflect their morals” was…
Posted September 6, 2001 at 12:00 am