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News :: Politics
24 Jun 2005
Do you smell something fishy? “The center of Consumer Freedom” contributes $15,000 to a shelter in North Carolina?
Is there corruption going on in North Carolina?
Center for Consumer Freedom Exposed
and Other Opposition Groups
The Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) (formerly called the "Guest Choice Network") is a front group for the restaurant, alcohol and tobacco industries. It runs media campaigns which oppose the efforts of scientists, doctors, health advocates, environmentalists and groups like Mothers Against Drunk Driving, calling them "the Nanny Culture -- the growing fraternity of food cops, health care enforcers, anti-meat activists, and meddling bureaucrats who 'know what's best for you. For more detailed information, please visit:
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Expose of Richard Berman of the Center for Consumer Freedom:
“While Berman presents himself as a defender of consumers against overbearing bureaucrats and health zealots, he's really defending the interests of another group: restaurant chains, food and beverage companies, meat producers, and others who stand to see profits hampered by government regulations, or even by increased health awareness on the part of customers.” http://www.commercialexploitation.com/news/articles/berman.htm
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics Blast the Center for Consumer Freedom for Violations of Tax-Exempt Status
“Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) filed a complaint with the Internal Revenue Service alleging that the Center for Consumer Freedom has violated its tax exempt status.” http://citizensforethics.org/press/newsrelease.php?view=5
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