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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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  • 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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  • Food Industry Threatens to Kill Food Safety Bill if BPA Restrictions Included

    04/27/10

    Four senators at center of debate over toxic plastics chemical

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