Press Releases (page 3)

Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of a Full Stomach: Consumer Group Offers Up Declaration of Food Independence

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) is beginning the Fourth of July revelry a day early by celebrating Americans’ fundamental right to control what they eat and…
Posted July 3, 2013 at 4:11 pm

Consumer Group Fires Back at American Medical Association Vote to Declare Obesity a Disease

Washington, D.C. – The nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) criticized a vote by the American Medical Association (AMA) today at its annual conference that classifies obesity as a disease.
Posted June 18, 2013 at 4:07 pm

Full-Page Ad in Roll Call Asks if Embattled IRS Director Lois Lerner Turned a Blind Eye to an Investigation Request into the Humane Society of the U.S.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today HumaneWatch.org, a project of the Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF), is running a full-page ad in Roll Call pointing to Lois Lerner, director of…
Posted June 6, 2013 at 10:43 am

HumaneWatch.org Encourages Americans to Give to Local Oklahoma Pet Shelters to Make the Largest Impact for Animals

Today HumaneWatch.org, a project of the Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF), encouraged concerned Americans looking to help animals in the wake of this week’s tornado to give to local…
Posted May 23, 2013 at 10:20 am

Consumer Group: Chances Soda Tax Earnings Go to Children’s Health Fund Slim

Today the Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) called on Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel) to abandon his misguided proposal to place a penny-per-ounce tax on sugar-sweetened beverages. The bill is scheduled…
Posted May 1, 2013 at 4:45 pm

Center for Science in the Public Interest Plays Blame Game with Childhood Obesity

WASHINGTON, DC – Today the nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) criticized the Center for Science in the Public Interest’s (CSPI) latest media ploy that erroneously takes several national restaurants…
Posted March 28, 2013 at 2:39 pm

New Study Details the Case Against Taxing or Regulating Soda

Today the nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) released a new report, The Case Against Regulating or Taxing Soda, that outlines how these polices unfairly target those least able to afford…
Posted March 13, 2013 at 2:57 pm

CCF Responds to Fizzled out NYC Soda Ban

This afternoon New York State Judge Milton Tingling ruled that Mayor Bloomberg’s paternalistic soda ban was invalid and enjoined the enforcement of the law. J. Justin Wilson, Senior Research Analyst at…
Posted March 11, 2013 at 3:57 pm

Writer’s Argument that Americans are “Hooked on Food” Lacks Substance

Today the nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) criticized Michael Moss’ new book, Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us, which argues that food companies are making products that…
Posted February 26, 2013 at 2:15 pm

Consumer Group to California Senator: Abandon Misguided Soda Tax

Today the nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) criticized Senator Bill Monning’s (D-Carmel) recently proposed legislation, SB 622, which would place an additional one-cent-per-ounce tax on sugar-sweetened beverages. Senator Monning’s…
Posted February 25, 2013 at 10:40 am