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22 Jul, 2013, 11:36 ET HumaneWatch.org Calls on the Humane Society of the U.S. to Spend All Sandy Donations to Finish the Job

Watchdog Group Finds HSUS Spent Just 33 Percent of Money Raised for Sandy Relief HumaneWatch.org, a project of the Center for Consumer Freedom...


01 Aug, 2011, 12:18 ET New Analysis Exposes Partisanship of Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW)

CrewExposed.com Reveals Group Founded and Funded by Left-Wing Activists Overwhelmingly Targets Republicans and Conservative Nonprofit...


24 Jan, 2011, 10:32 ET Excessive Amounts of Lead Found in Reusable Grocery Bags Supplied by Major Retailers, New Testing Shows

Bans And Fees On Paper And Plastic Bags Have Unintended Consequences For Consumers Switching to Reusable Bags Today, the nonprofit Center for...


01 Dec, 2010, 15:57 ET Watchdog Group Promotes First Annual 'Shelter Supply Saturday' to Benefit Pet Shelters

HumaneWatch Rallies Support for America's Underfunded Local Shelters On December 4th Today HumaneWatch, a project of the nonprofit Center for...


14 Sep, 2010, 10:52 ET Simple Online Calculator Reconciles Conflicting Information about Eating Seafood

HowMuchFish.com Expansion Gives Fish Lovers the Internet's Only Balanced Risk Assessment Today the nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF)...


16 Aug, 2010, 14:59 ET Watchdog Website Releases New Profile of Hand-Wringing Environmental Working Group

Award-Winning Center for Consumer Freedom Site Explores Environmental "Worrying" Group's Junk Science Heritage Today ActivistCash.com, a project...


05 Apr, 2010, 10:03 ET Watchdog Group: Charity Navigator Downgrades Humane Society of the United States Ranking

Richest Animal Rights Group Now Ranked Lower Than PETA Today the nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) pointed to a newly downgraded rating...


02 Mar, 2010, 08:00 ET Nationwide Poll: Seven Out of Ten Americans Wrongly Believe the Humane Society of the United States is a Pet-Shelter "Umbrella Group"

Consumer Group Reminds Americans that Less than One Percent of Donations to HSUS Benefit Local Pet Shelters Seventy-one percent of Americans...


21 Oct, 2009, 13:13 ET Consumer Group Calls Fowl on "Cancer Project" Chicken Lawsuit

Deceptive Group Behind Grilled Chicken Lawsuit Is a Sneaky Animal Rights Organization The nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) is...


01 Oct, 2009, 06:00 ET Consumer Group Continues Million Dollar Campaign Responding to NYC Health Officials' Hyperbolic PSA Campaign

CCF Attacks New York Department of 'Hype' with New York Times Ad Today, the Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) is running a full-page ad in...


30 Sep, 2009, 16:45 ET New Ad Campaign Pushes Back Against Big Sugar's Bogus Attacks on High Fructose Corn Syrup

National Campaign Highlights that High Fructose Corn Syrup and Sugar are Nutritionally the Same with Humorous TV and Print Ads -- Despite...


29 Sep, 2009, 14:02 ET Million Dollar Ad Launch Challenges Misinformation About High Fructose Corn Syrup

National Campaign Highlights that High Fructose Corn Syrup and Sugar are Nutritionally the Same with Humorous TV and Print Ads Today,...


11 Aug, 2009, 19:03 ET Center for Consumer Freedom Calls on President Obama to Denounce the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

The President Should Publicly Expose PCRM as a Radical Animal Rights Front Group Today the Center for Consumer Freedom called on President...


22 Jul, 2009, 16:14 ET Consumer Group Exposes 'Cancer Project' as Stealth Animal Rights Group

Center for Consumer Freedom Cautions That Activists Behind Hot Dog Lawsuit Are Animal Rights Zealots in Disguise The nonprofit Center for...


06 Jul, 2009, 12:30 ET New FDIC Report Shows Rate-Limited Short-Term Loans Are Unprofitable and Unsustainable

The FDIC's latest report on its Small-Dollar Loan Pilot Program sheds new light supporting the short-term payday loan industry financial model for...


12 Jun, 2009, 11:30 ET Seafood Is Not a Health Hazard, Say Scientists at International Mercury Conference

Survey Shows Dramatic Shift in Attitudes Since 2006 A group of 561 scientists gathered this week in the Chinese city of Guiyang to explore issues...


20 May, 2009, 12:26 ET Center for Consumer Freedom: Humane Society of the United States is Morally Compromised, Just Like Michael Vick

$200 million animal rights group raised money with false promise to care for Vick's dogs As the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS)...


15 May, 2009, 11:44 ET Statement from CCF Against CDC Nominee Thomas Frieden

Following today's announcement that President Obama nominated Dr. Thomas Frieden to head the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the...


01 May, 2009, 17:23 ET U.S. Geological Survey Mercury Study Misleads Americans About Seafood and Health, Says Center for Consumer Freedom

Researchers tested ocean water, did not measure mercury in any actual fish A new study about mercury in the Pacific Ocean is completely...


28 Apr, 2009, 09:00 ET Consumer Group Debunks Public Opinion Survey by the Center for Responsible Lending

The Public Want Price Caps on Cell Phones, Cars, Coffee, And Loans Today, the Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) released the results of a...


10 Apr, 2009, 15:24 ET Center for Consumer Freedom: Center for 'Responsible' Lending Statistics on Short-Term Payday Loans Miss the Mark

Front Group For Financial Conglomerate Continues To Unfairly Malign Competitors Yesterday, the Center for Responsible Lending (CRL) issued a...


25 Mar, 2009, 09:00 ET Meat Production Link With Global Warming Called 'Misinformation'

EPA Contradicts Univ. of North Carolina Professor Barry Popkin's Greenhouse-Gas Blunder Dr. Barry Popkin, the University of North Carolina...


11 Mar, 2009, 16:44 ET Consumers Win Major Victory Over Seafood Scaremongers

California Appellate Court Rejects Desperate Attempt To Stigmatize a Health Food Today the First Appellate Court of California upheld the original...


11 Dec, 2008, 09:17 ET New York Times Ad From Center for Consumer Freedom Condemns Humane Society of the United States for Terror Fundraising

Consumer Group: HSUS vice president will keynote benefit for animal-rights terrorism group A full-page ad from the nonprofit Center for...


24 Jul, 2008, 01:00 ET PCRM's Anti-Meat Ad Misses the Mark, Says Center for Consumer Freedom

WASHINGTON, July 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Center for Consumer Freedom Research Director David Martosko released the following statement in...