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Ignorance: An Anti-Biotech Crusader’s Best Friend

It's been a difficult month for science-phobic activists opposed to the widespread acceptance of genetically engineered (GE) food, but Americans have been fed enough misinformation by activists that…
Posted December 7, 2004 at 12:00 am

Biotech Bans Falter

While voters in Marin County went the way of the Luddite and approved a ballot initiative on Tuesday banning genetically engineered (GE) crops, three other California counties resoundingly…
Posted November 4, 2004 at 12:00 am

Norman Borlaug’s Legacy

The clamor over genetically enhanced crops has reached a fevered pitch in France. In the last few months, a group of neo-luddite radicals have crisscrossed the countryside…
Posted September 2, 2004 at 12:00 am

SMORGASBORD: Stories You Might Have Missed

While our daily headlines provide an in-depth look at the biggest stories related to anti-consumer food and beverage activism, there are dozens more that we simply can’t get to. Here’s…
Posted June 16, 2004 at 12:00 am

Genetic Scaremongers Defy ‘Reason and Conscience’

In a sternly worded editorial this morning, USA Today argues that genetically modified foods represent “minimal risk,” and therefore “denying the food to starving people defies reason and conscience.”…
Posted May 26, 2004 at 12:00 am

Stories You Might Have Missed

While our daily headlines provide an in-depth look at the biggest stories related to anti-consumer food and beverage activism, there are dozens more that we simply can’t get to. Here’s…
Posted May 21, 2004 at 12:00 am

ActivistCash Gets A Facelift

Today the Center for Consumer Freedom is proud to unveil a new and improved interface for our award-winning ActivistCash.com website. ActivistCash is in its third year of profiling…
Posted March 16, 2004 at 12:00 am

UK: Yes To Biotech, No To Scaremongers

In Sunday’s London Times, genetics expert Charles Pasternak praises Britain’s decision to allow commercial farming of genetically enhanced corn. “For once the government has got it…
Posted March 15, 2004 at 12:00 am

‘Charitable Money-Laundering’

The New York Post reports today that the secretive Tides Foundation began organizing attacks on President Bush after receiving millions of dollars from foundations controlled by presidential candidate…
Posted March 9, 2004 at 12:00 am

Anti-Corporate-Hypocrites: Walk A Mile In Our Shoes

“It’s gotten to the point where I almost think I’ve become a terrorist,” Adbusters founder Kalle Lasn admitted last fall. His anti-corporate zealots make no secret…
Posted February 27, 2004 at 12:00 am