Archive for the 'Consumer Safety' Category

Don’t be evil.

By Jacob | Related entries in Consumer Safety, Cool, Corporate Business, Crazy, Culture

I am now using a Droid phone. My whole life is on this device. My “real” email accounts and my “fake” ones – they’re all Gmail accounts and linked on the Gmail app. My phone numbers, credit card information and my real name. Facebook , blogs and tweets. It’s all conveniently tied together and linked […]

November 18th, 2010 | Permalink| 16 Comments »

Case studies in the Politics of Food and Choice: Eggs & Salt

By Solomon Kleinsmith | Related entries in Consumer Safety, Food, News

I stumbled across an interesting article on eggs yesterday while sitting in Borders reading up on something I’m going to be doing an in depth series of posts on. Apparently a study at the USDA has shown that factory farm eggs are far less nutritious than pastured eggs. I don’t know what causes this… although […]

July 26th, 2009 | Permalink| 19 Comments »

A Time for Anger: Fisking the Times

By Mark Thompson | Related entries in Consumer Safety, Legislation, Memes, Partisan Nonsense

After months of pleas from the small business community, the New York Times (the so-called paper of record) finally decided to cover some of the central elements of the legislation. Except that it was not an article discussing the potential costs of the legislation; nor was it even an article discussing the debate over the […]

February 18th, 2009 | Permalink| 9 Comments »

When Good Intentions Go Wrong

By Mark Thompson | Related entries in Congress, Consumer Safety, Corporate Business, Economy, Legislation, Lobbying, News

Hello Donklephants! I’m Mark, and I regularly blog at (and run) the site Publius Endures. Ostensibly I self-identify as a libertarian, although I’m not terribly dogmatic and tend not to write much on the more common libertarian themes, focusing instead on taking a sober look at the relationships between interest groups (which I define broadly) […]

December 17th, 2008 | Permalink| 4 Comments »

More Problems With Chinese Goods

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in China, Consumer Safety, Economy, The World, Video

This time its maggots in chocolate? Listen, it’s not like American made goods haven’t had problems, but China is really taking it on the chin lately and for good reason. Consumers are becoming increasingly more uncomfortable trusting their health to a country with seemingly such lax standards on what they export. From Reuters: Courtesy of […]

September 3rd, 2007 | Permalink| No Comments »