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07.10.14

Has the tide turned on BPA? (Storify)

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07.08.14

UCSF develops game-changing method to translate research on toxic chemicals and prevent disease

By David Tuller, Dr.PH. Everyone wants to know more than we currently do about the long-term effects of everyday exposures to toxic chemicals. Even obstetricians, who could be expected to have a handle on the science, report not knowing how...

07.02.14

The North Face climber gains new perspective on climb

When Marlyss Bird signed up to represent The North Face at Climb Against the Odds, she didn't really know what she was getting herself into. She's not a breast cancer survivor and nobody in her immediate family has had the...

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Press Releases and Statements

  • Scientific Panel Confirms Threat to Children’s Health from Exposure to Toxic Phthalates in Kids' Toys

    07/18/14

    Commission recommends expanding ban to cover additional chemicals in toys and calls for further study of phthalate exposure through food, cosmetics

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  • Ban on BPA in Food & Beverage Containers Introduced in Congress

    07/09/14

    Sen. Markey, Reps. Capps and Meng Seek to Increase FDA’s Authority to Require Safer Food Additives

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  • Toxic Flame Retardant Chemicals Found in Dust Samples in Preschools, Day Care Centers

    05/15/14
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  • Tinkering with Toxics Law Not Enough to Protect Public Health from Dangerous Chemicals

    03/28/14

    A statement by Breast Cancer Fund President and CEO Jeanne Rizzo

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  • Calif. takes on controversial flame retardant chemical; issuing a de-facto death sentence for chlorinated Tris

    03/13/14

    Consumer products program positions Calif. as a leader in nationwide movement for safer chemicals

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  • FDA rejects cosmetics industry’s draft legislation

    03/06/14

    Draft industry bill could put Americans at greater risk from cosmetic-related illness and injury than they are today

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  • Proposed toxics bill would make bad situation worse, is a gift to chemical industry

    02/28/14

    A statement by Nancy Buermeyer, Senior Policy Strategist, Breast Cancer Fund

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  • Tribute to Horst Rechelbacher, the father of safe cosmetics

    02/20/14
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  • New study finds exposure to toxic phthalates in decline; consumer demand for safe cosmetics a factor

    01/15/14

    Campaign for Safe Cosmetics’ advocacy campaigns have changed consumer and industry behavior

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  • New study finds exposure to toxic phthalates in decline; consumer demand for safe cosmetics a factor

    01/15/14

    Campaign for Safe Cosmetics’ advocacy campaigns have changed consumer and industry behavior

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  • New Calif. Flammability Standards Will Prevent Exposure to Toxic Chemicals While Improving Fire Safety

    11/22/13
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  • Revlon Threatens Legal Action in Attempt to Silence Consumers about Toxic Chemicals in its Cosmetics

    11/01/13

    Women’s and Breast Cancer Groups Join Forces to Demand Revlon Stop Putting Cancer-Causing Chemicals in Cosmetics

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  • Revlon Under Fire for Cancer-Causing Chemicals in Makeup

    10/25/13

    Women’s and Breast Cancer Groups Join Forces to Demand Revlon Stop Putting Cancer-Causing Chemicals in Cosmetics

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  • Gov. Brown Signs Legislation to Inform Women about Chemical Exposure Risks During Pregnancy

    10/09/13

    OB-GYNs encouraged to inform pregnant patients about dangers of chemical exposure

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  • Breast Cancer Month: When 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer, how much more awareness do we need?

    10/01/13

    Time to move “beyond the pink” to cancer prevention, says the Breast Cancer Fund

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  • California Historic Safer Consumer Products Program Launches Oct. 1

    09/26/13

    Groundbreaking program will transform the way California addresses toxic chemicals in everyday products by evaluating potential alternatives

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  • Walmart Will No Longer Sell Cosmetics, Cleaners, Made with Targeted List of Toxic Chemicals

    09/12/13

    In a victory for consumers demanding safer products, national brands will be required to eliminate unsafe chemicals and disclose ingredients to the public

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  • BPA Disrupts Fetal Development

    09/10/13

    Canned-food makers urged to remove BPA from cans to reduce pregnant women’s #1 route of exposure

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  • Breast Cancer Fund Testifies Before Senate on Toxic Chemical Reform

    07/31/13

    Calls for Protection of Pregnant Women, Children, and Workers

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  • Baby Step Toward Full Ban on BPA in Food Packaging

    07/11/13

    Consumer pressure led infant-formula makers to go BPA-free; FDA announces official ban on chemical in formula

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