Hands Off My Bacon

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This article is part of the Center for Media & Democracy's spotlight on front groups and corporate spin.

Hands Off My Bacon is a front group operated by Berman & Co. Berman & Co. operates a network of dozens of front groups, attack-dog web sites, and alleged think tanks that work to counteract minimum wage campaigns, keep wages low for restaurant workers, and block legislation on food safety, secondhand cigarette smoke, drunk driving, and more.

Hands Off My Bacon "is a project of the Center for Consumer Freedom representing the interests of pork producers that celebrates bacon consumption and attacks animal rights activists and public health advocates" according to Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington.[1] The Center for Consumer Freedom is another Berman front group that runs media campaigns opposing the efforts of scientists, doctors, health advocates, animal advocates, environmentalists and other groups for restaurant, alcohol, tobacco and other industries.


Center for Consumer Freedom
P.O. Box 34557
Washington, DC 20043

Website: HandsOffMyBacon.com

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  1. Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, Berman Exposed, BermanExposed.org, accessed June 9, 2014.
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