Press Releases (page 8)

Consumer Group to California Assemblyman: Abandon Misguided Soda Tax

Today the nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) criticized California State Assemblyman Bill Monning’s (D-Carmel) proposed legislation, AB 669, which seeks to levy a penny-per-ounce tax on sugar-sweetened beverages.
Posted February 18, 2011 at 12:00 am

New York Department of “Hype” Releases Newest Gross-Out PSA

Today the nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) fired back at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene for its hyperbolic "Don't drink yourself fat" PSAs.
Posted February 1, 2011 at 12:00 am

Watchdog Group’s Times Square Billboards Criticize the Humane Society of the United States

A massive mosaic of five Times Square billboards went up today at the corner of Seventh Avenue and 48th Street, highlighting the deceptive fundraising practices of the Humane Society…
Posted January 31, 2011 at 12:00 am

Excessive Amounts of Lead Found in Reusable Grocery Bags Supplied by Major Retailers

  »Click here to read the report   Washington, DC – Today, the nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) released new lab results showing that…
Posted January 23, 2011 at 12:00 am

CSPI’s Frivolous Lawsuit Against Denny’s Defeated in New Jersey

Today the Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) pointed to a recent ruling by the New Jersey state appeals court that threw out yet another frivolous lawsuit filed by the…
Posted January 12, 2011 at 12:00 am

New York State Assemblyman Felix Ortiz Proposes New Taxes on Food

Today, the non-profit Center for Consumer Freedom lambasted New York State Assemblyman Felix Ortiz (D-Brooklyn) for his proposed legislation, bill number A00843, which seeks to place one-quarter of a…
Posted January 10, 2011 at 12:00 am

Majority of Americans Unaware Their Reusable Bags Contain Harmful Chemicals and Harbor Bacteria

Today the Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF), a nonprofit consumer advocacy group, is running junior full-page ads in three major California newspapers, kicking off a campaign to educate consumers and politicians about the potential…
Posted December 21, 2010 at 12:00 am

New York Times Ad Slams HSUS President for Saying Michael Vick Should Be Permitted to Have More Dogs

A full-page ad from HumaneWatch.org, a watchdog project of the nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF), will appear in this Sunday’s New York Times, criticizing the recent claim of Wayne…
Posted December 19, 2010 at 12:00 am

Wasteful Humane Society of the United States Earns a Spot on Charity Watchdogs’ “Naughty” Lists

Today the nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) pointed to the 2010 “Watchdog Report” from Animal People News, which determined the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) spends…
Posted December 14, 2010 at 12:00 am

Dr. Ruth’s Newest Patient Is the Much-Maligned High Fructose Corn Syrup

In a new humorous and provocative ad released online today by the Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF), sex therapist Dr. Ruth Westheimer, better known as “Dr. Ruth,” resolves the…
Posted December 13, 2010 at 12:00 am