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08.29.14

California poised to enact historic flame retardant labeling law

A statement by Breast Cancer Fund Director of Program and Policy Janet Nudelman You have a right to know whether or not toxic flame retardants are in a couch you’re thinking about buying. And fortunately, people in the state of...

08.27.14

The right to know about fracking chemicals

A Q&A with Breast Cancer Fund Director of Science Sharima Rasanayagam What do you see as the biggest problem with fracking? We're in an uncontrolled experiment. We know, from a Congressional investigation, that companies sometimes use carcinogens such as benzene,...

08.22.14

The Case for Transparency: Unveiling the Dirty Secrets of Industry

Guest blog by Breast Cancer Fund Senior Policy Strategist Nancy Buermeyer On Thurs., Aug. 21, the Breast Cancer Fund joined Earthjustice and 4 other health, labor and environmental groups in filing a petition with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requesting...

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Press Releases and Statements

  • New Bill Would Force Disclosure of Ingredients in Household Cleaners

    11/17/11

    The Cleaning Product Right-to-Know Act requires full disclosure on the product label of the ingredients in cleaning products.

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  • Thanksgiving May Mean Significant Dose of BPA for Families Using Canned Foods, New Report Says

    11/15/11

    The Breast Cancer Fund Calls on Manufacturers to Replace Toxic Chemical with Safer Alternative

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  • Chemical Industry Reverses Its Position on Toxic Chemical BPA

    10/12/11

    After spending millions fighting BPA legislation, American Chemistry Council calls for ban on BPA in baby bottles

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  • California Restricts Toxic Chemical BPA

    10/05/11

    Nation one step closer to eliminating hormone-disrupting chemical from food packaging

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  • Campbell's Disney Princess and Toy Story Soups Test Highest for BPA in New Report on Kids' Canned Food

    09/21/11

    A new report by the Breast Cancer Fund documents the presence of the toxic chemical bisphenol A (BPA) in canned foods marketed to children.

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  • Calif. Senate Passes Bill to Restrict Toxic BPA

    08/30/11

    Nation one step closer to eliminating hormone-disrupting chemical from food packaging

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  • Team of Women and Men Touched by Breast Cancer Climb Mt. Shasta to Prevent the Disease

    06/27/11
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  • Food Packaging Significant Source of BPA Exposure, New Study Finds

    03/30/11

    Groundbreaking Human Study Finds Removing Certain Food Packaging from Diet Reduces BPA Levels by 60 Percent

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  • Breast Cancer Fund Opposes Fatally Flawed Calif. Green Chemistry Regulations

    12/02/10
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  • EPA Honors Breast Cancer Fund for Environmental Achievement

    12/02/10
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  • Chemical Industry Blocks Senate Vote to Protect Infants from Toxic BPA

    11/17/10

    Chemical industry steps in at last minute to stop ban on BPA in baby bottles, despite growing calls to restrict children’s BPA exposure

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  • Eco-Friendly Businesses and Nonprofits Highlighted at Women’s Conference New Eco Island

    10/20/10

    Unique exhibit space features “kitchen-table” talks with eco-luminaries, giveaways and more

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  • New Report Catalogues Chemical and Radiation Links to Breast Cancer

    10/01/10

    Scientists, health advocates call for national breast cancer prevention agenda

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  • Calif. Senate Fails to Protect Babies from Toxic Bisphenol A

    09/01/10

    Subjected to heavy industry lobbying against bill, Senate misses opportunity for Calif. to join growing movement to restrict BPA exposure

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  • Toxic Chemicals in Cosmetics: New Legislation to Prevent Exposure

    07/21/10

    New bill in Congress would reform law on toxics in personal care products

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  • Calif. Assembly Approves Bill to Remove Toxic Bisphenol A from Infant Food Packaging

    07/01/10

    Assembly disregards chemical and pharmaceutical industry scare tactics

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  • Twenty-four Breast Cancer Survivors and Supporters Climb Mountain for Breast Cancer Prevention

    06/17/10

    Climb Against the Odds 2010 marks the 11th mountain expedition for the Breast Cancer Fund

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  • High Levels of Toxic Chemical BPA Detected in Canned Foods

    05/18/10

    New product testing report adds urgency to calls to restrict BPA as part of Senate food safety bill

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  • Secret Chemicals Revealed in Celebrity Perfumes, Teen Body Sprays

    05/12/10

    President's Cancer Panel report highlights threat from hormone-disrupting chemicals – many found in new fragrance study

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  • President's Cancer Panel Calls for Fundamental Shift in Chemicals Policy

    05/06/10

    Statement From Breast Cancer Fund CEO Jeanne Rizzo

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