Mad Cow Disease (page 4)

The Mad Activist

When unsubstantiated, activist-driven fears of mad cow disease began to surface in the United States, Doug McEwen was the darling of the lunatic fringe. (If you haven’t heard of him…
Posted September 24, 2002 at 12:00 am

“Mad deer” theory takes a few bullets

We’ve been telling you for two years how a cabal of organic-only food advocates, leftist “sustainable agriculture” agitators, and anti-technology activists have combined their forces to incite a needless…
Posted September 16, 2002 at 12:00 am

More Mad Deer Fear

John Stauber, the Center for Media and Democracy’s chief mad-cow scaremonger, is at it again. Speaking at a public meeting in rural Wisconsin, Stauber warned the assembled…
Posted August 12, 2002 at 12:00 am

“Mad Cow”: A Review

In recognition of the month when America celebrates its freedom, we are devoting the first two weeks of July to a review of the ongoing battle for consumer freedom —…
Posted July 10, 2002 at 12:00 am

Mad Deer: Consumers In The Crosshairs

Fears about “mad deer” disease made the front page of The Wall Street Journal last week, combining the concerns of hunters and their families with the rhetoric of…
Posted May 29, 2002 at 12:00 am

Oh Deer: Unjustified Fear

The death of two young Michigan men due to the rare brain condition Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) “raised fears that the human form of mad cow disease, or something similar, had…
Posted May 2, 2002 at 12:00 am

Bill Maher, Disease Host

Hosting anti-meat activist Howard Lyman on “Politically Incorrect” last week, Bill Maher — an animal-rights activist himself — offered these remarks: “I have mentioned before on this show,…
Posted March 28, 2002 at 12:00 am

Wing Nuts

As if Americans don’t have enough to worry about right now, the approximately 15,000,000 viewers of NBC’s “The West Wing” last night were treated to a scare plotline…
Posted November 29, 2001 at 12:00 am

Fear and Loathing in Your Kitchen

As longtime readers of Center For Consumer Freedom Daily Headlines know, and our new readers will soon discover, there’s nothing benign about the anti-consumer-choice crowd. When Americans are afraid, these…
Posted October 22, 2001 at 12:00 am

‘Mad Cow’: Science Beats Scares

In a landmark finding, “mad cow disease and the illness thought to be its human equivalent may not be linked after all,” Reuters reports. Writing in The British…
Posted October 15, 2001 at 12:00 am