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  • Pink Ribbons, Fracking Drill Bits and Football

    10/08/14

    Breast Cancer Fund calls out Susan G. Komen Foundation and Fracking Company Baker Hughes on Their Perverse Marketing

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  • Coalition Asks EPA to Limit Secrecy in Critical Public Health Information

    08/21/14

    Petition filed to request time limits for confidentiality claims for chemicals

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  • 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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