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Quotes of the Week

It's rare that an article discussing the effects of tertiary butylhydroquinone in food is wildly entertaining. But that's certainly the case with a recent op-ed in the Montreal Gazette by…
Posted January 17, 2011 at 12:00 am

Happy Meal Hysteria, Energy Drink Jitters Are Spreading

Between Consumer Reports magazine’s fearmongering about its own holiday party snacks and Marion Nestle suggesting we deprive certain businesses of constitutional rights, it's already been a busy week here at the Center for Consumer Freedom. With all this nonsense bubbling…
Posted December 9, 2010 at 12:00 am

Trimming the Fat from Al Jazeera’s Obesity Report

Al Jazeera (yes, that Al Jazeera) has a new report out for its Fault Lines program called “Fast Food, Fat Profits,” that purports to document America's obesity problem.
Posted November 19, 2010 at 12:00 am

Finally Fact Checking the Claims Against Corn Sugar

Professional busybodies have spent years wringing their hands over high fructose corn syrup, that “everywhere” sugar used to sweeten many foods. An intense fear-mongering campaign sought to tie high…
Posted October 25, 2010 at 12:00 am

Fudging Fructose Findings

Once again, a study of the simple sugar fructose is making waves for all the wrong reasons. This time, scientists found that fructose can “feed” pancreatic cancer cells. And…
Posted August 5, 2010 at 12:00 am

Menu Labeling Advocate Admits Failure

For years, public health activists have clamored for mandatory calorie labeling in restaurants as a way to fight obesity—despite acknowledging a lack of scientific support for the concept.
Posted June 25, 2010 at 12:00 am

Should This Man Dictate Food Recipes?

On Sunday, a New York Times exposé highlighted an important trend in high fructose corn syrup: The science sits quietly on one side, while activists loudly attract attention to their…
Posted May 4, 2010 at 12:00 am

“The View” Can’t See Straight on High Fructose Corn Syrup

On Friday, ABC's The View invited Phil Lempert, the self-anointed supermarket “guru,” to talk about high fructose corn syrup. Sound like a recipe for disaster? We thought so. We pointed…
Posted April 19, 2010 at 12:00 am

Criminalizing High Fructose Corn Syrup is the Latest Crazy NY Idea

New York Assemblywoman Barbara Clark (D-Queens) has introduced legislation, bill No. A10574, that would ban the sale of products containing high fructose corn syrup in restaurants and retail stores…
Posted April 14, 2010 at 12:00 am

Skepticism Grows About High Fructose Corn Syrup Hype

Every day, more people are pointing out flaws in last month’s Princeton University study finding that rats fed high fructose corn syrup gained more weight than rats fed…
Posted March 26, 2010 at 12:00 am