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Food Cops Not Cooking With The Joy Of Truth

Food cops never miss a chance to blame the so-called “obesity epidemic” on an illusory “toxic food environment.” Never letting the facts get in the…
Posted June 29, 2004 at12:00 am

No Increase In Obesity Numbers, Despite Panicky Headlines

“Obesity Epidemic Continues Unabated,” read the headline in Forbes. “U.S. Obesity Remains at Alarming Levels,” screams USA Today. More than 150 media outlets reported…
Posted June 21, 2004 at12:00 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 at12:00 am

The Assault On Personal Choice

In response to the FDA’s consideration of cigarette-style warning labels on “foods deemed unhealthy by government scientists,” this week’s special obesity-hype issue of TIME magazine prominently features a full-page…
Posted June 4, 2004 at12:00 am

Food Police Invade Williamsburg

Punitive “fat taxes,” ridiculous warning labels on sweets, and draconian marketing restrictions are not the right way to fight flab. But this regulatory nightmare…
Posted May 20, 2004 at12:00 am

The War On Personal Responsibility

The front page of Sunday’s Sacramento Bee features the Center for Consumer Freedom and its “counteroffensive” against lawmakers and activists who push for excessive regulations on our favorite…
Posted May 3, 2004 at12:00 am

Food Cops Still Hop On Pop

Our nation’s diet scolds are running out of reasons to pick on soda pop. Researchers at Virginia Tech’s Center for Food and Nutritional Policy (CFNP) have found that…
Posted March 30, 2004 at12:00 am

2003 ‘Tarnished Halo’ Awards

The Center for Consumer Freedom has announced the winners of its 2003 “Tarnished Halo” Awards. CCF awards prizes annually to America’s most notorious animal-rights zealots, environmental scaremongers, celebrity busybodies, self-anointed…
Posted February 4, 2004 at12:00 am

‘Alternative’ Food Market? Fake Food Scares!

In this Sunday’s New York Times Magazine, organic-farming cheerleader Michael Pollan declared: “For several years now, an alternative, postindustrial food chain has been taking shape, its…
Posted January 14, 2004 at12:00 am

Fast Food Study Over-Hyped

Does fast food cause childhood obesity? Judging from the coverage of a recently published study, the media certainly thinks so. The study’s primary author,…
Posted January 5, 2004 at12:00 am