Center for Science in the Public Interest

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2012

    Food Day 2012 is Today: Why You Should Care and What's Happening in Metro Phoenix

    Hooray for food! Yes, we love food. We talk about it all day every day here on Chow Bella, but what exactly is Food Day? In short, Food Day is about supporting clean, fair food through community-driven events and reenergizing the conversation on the same day, every year. The Center for Science in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2012

    "The Real Bears" Takes a Jab at the Coca-Cola Bears

    Preempting Coca-Cola's polar bear themed holiday advertising campaign, the healthy eating advocacy group Center for Science in the Public Interest has launched a campaign aimed squarely at the lovable ambassadors of sugary delight. Their campaign called "The Real Bears," plays on the cute imagery of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2011

    Maricopa County's Restaurant Inspection Process Goes from Being Easy on Restaurants -- to Being Even Easier.

    Lauren GilgerA Maricopa County health inspector walks into a Valley restaurant to conduct a routine health inspection. He turns to the chef and asks, "Would you like to participate in the county's restaurant awards system today?" It's been a rough day at the restaurant. The chef is s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2010

    Xtreme Eating Awards Announced, or Hey, Jabba, Jabba, Jabba!

    ​Way to go, Cheesecake Factory. Congratulations, California Pizza Chicken. Jabba the Hutt would be pleased. Along with P.F. Chang's, Chevy's, Bob Evan's, Five Guys Burgers and Fries, and Outback Steakhouse, the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has named scale-tipping fare from the ... More >>

  • News

    March 2, 2000
  • News

    February 17, 2000

    Haunted by Spirits

    John McCain derived his wealth from his marriage to Cindy Hensley McCain, whose father started his road to riches as a bootlegger. As a politician, the senator has remained beholden to the liquor industry and the family business