120 search results for “california soda tax” (page 8)

Brits Bring Back Bogus Attack on Food

In a very long piece in Britain’s The Guardian, a writer steps into the same pit that so many other commentators (many of whom should know better)…
Posted August 8, 2013 at 4:40 pm

Divisions Appear in the Fat-Fighting Ranks

The Huffington Post published an interesting article today that noted a growing schism in the ideology of the food activists. The (conservative) author proposed that among liberals…
Posted June 6, 2013 at 4:06 pm

Menu Labels Move From Calorie Facts to Metabolic Fiction

One of the less-remarked upon provisions of the national healthcare law passed in 2010 was a standardized calorie reporting requirement for restaurant menus in chains with more than…
Posted May 15, 2013 at 10:31 am

A Quick Primer on the Real Story on So-Called “Food Addiction”

The latest tactic by the nation’s food police is to classify foods as “foods of abuse” that are “addictive” and that should be regulated like tobacco cigarettes,…
Posted April 17, 2013 at 5:04 pm

Food Freedom News Roundup: Vegans Want Feds to Cry ‘Poop,’ A Candidate for Best Legislative Question Ever, and More

The 90 percent doctor-free animal liberation group Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) is trying to capitalize on the minor stir it created with a study…
Posted March 14, 2013 at 3:19 pm

Americans Left and Right Agree with CCF on Food Freedom

A couple of weeks ago we reported on a hearty result for food freedom advocates: A poll by the Associated Press (AP) found that 59 percent of Americans…
Posted January 14, 2013 at 5:47 pm

Calm Down, Commentators: Sugar Is Neither Poison Nor a Rifle

Sugar and other nutritionally equivalent sweeteners like high fructose corn syrup are under attack by the nation’s foodie commentariat and would-be regulators. In a new book released just in time for…
Posted January 7, 2013 at 6:02 pm

News Flash: Big Government isn’t an Ingredient in Soft Drinks

The Associated Press released a poll today that told us nothing new, but filled us with good cheer. According to a survey of 1,011 American adults by the Associated Press-NORC…
Posted January 4, 2013 at 5:46 pm

The Worst Proposals in Anti-Food Activism: Part 1

At the Center for Consumer Freedom, we read activists’ bad ideas every day. Whether they want to tax soda, put meaningless labels on perfectly safe foods produced with…
Posted December 18, 2012 at 4:17 pm

Foodie Fantasies Meet Harsh Reality

As advocates pick up the pieces following the left-leaning California electorate roundly rejecting three food-related ballot measures, denial has given way to other emotions. Author…
Posted November 12, 2012 at 4:09 pm