Food Police (page 91)

War On Fat: CSPI Grabs A Slice

News flash from the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI): Pizzas have cheese on them! CSPI — “the folks who took the…
Posted May 21, 2002 at 12:00 am

Have It CSPI’s Way

“We could envision taxes on butter, potato chips, whole milk, cheeses, [and] meat.” That’s Michael Jacobson of the Center for Science in…
Posted May 6, 2002 at 12:00 am

CSPI’s Arch Comments

The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), supporters of “fat taxes” and big players in the newly stepped-up war on fat, is fighting…
Posted February 13, 2002 at 12:00 am

CNN Party-Line News

In just the past week or so, ABC News, Fox News, and radio’s Marketplace have run high-profile stories on the so-called obesity “epidemic,” and The Providence Journal…
Posted February 5, 2002 at 12:00 am

CSPI’s Shock Value

The Tulsa World took note on Monday that the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has been celebrating its 30th anniversary in recent weeks, but World editors aren’t…
Posted June 14, 2001 at 12:00 am

Snack Attack, CSPI-style

There they go again. The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) complains to the New Orleans Times-Picayune that snack foods are to blame for rising obesity numbers.
Posted April 23, 2001 at 12:00 am

In Regards To CSPI

CSPI is out to prove why it won our 2000 Nanny of the Year Award. CSPI continues its unnecessary campaign against restaurant serving sizes in the Chicago Tribune.
Posted February 5, 2001 at 12:00 am

CSPI Tax Attack

Fresh from their Nutrition Summit demand for new taxes on snacks, sodas and high-calorie foods, the Center for Science in the Public Interest is now fighting the repeal of Washington D.C.'s unpopular and confusing retail sales tax on snacks and soft drinks. Sensing that D.C.'s version of the "Twinkie" tax is going down, CSPI's counter-proposal is a wholesale-level tax on the same products.
Posted June 1, 2000 at 12:00 am

A Sticky-Sweet Situation

Anti-aspartame activists have taken their campaign against the sweetner across the pond to the UK with some success. The British government has in the past agreed with the FDA's assessment that aspartame is perfectly safe, but, having been influenced by the scare tactics of activists, some British officials are calling for further investigation. One Member of Parliament demanded, "Aspartame should be withdrawn immediately pending further investigation."
Posted January 6, 2000 at 12:00 am