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J&J Commits to Safer Cosmetics Worldwide

Johnson & Johnson to phase out chemicals of concern from baby and adult cosmetics by 2015.

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04.23.14

New Rules for Chemicals Needed to Protect Health (Roll Call, 4/21/14)

In an opinion piece for Roll Call Jeanne Rizzo argues that Congress has utterly failed to effectively regulate the chemical industry, and shares responsibility for widespread toxic chemical contamination of people and the environment. "Will Congress become relevant by leading...

04.23.14

5 tips to reduce your risk and protect the planet

Many of the things you can do to protect you and your family from toxic exposures are also good for the planet.

04.16.14

Are lipsticks dangerous? (CNN, 4/4/2014)

Sharima Rasanayagam This article, which was written by Breast Cancer Fund Director of Science Sharima Rasanayagam, appears on CNN.com. Every day millions of women apply lipstick without a second thought. What many don't know is that lipsticks may contain lead,...

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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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  • California Moves Toward Listing BPA as Reproductive Toxin

    02/11/10

    Cal-EPA signals 'intent to list' plastics chemical under Prop. 65

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  • Statement in Support of "The Health Case for Reforming TSCA"

    01/21/10
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  • FDA registers concern over toxic plastics chemical BPA

    01/15/10

    FDA fails to take decisive steps to protect public; advocates call for Congressional action

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  • When will FDA speak out on toxic plastics chemical BPA?

    12/11/09

    Immediate action needed to protect public while agency finalizes safety review

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  • Pre-Polluted Babies Congress must act to protect infants, moms from toxic plastics chemical BPA

    12/02/09
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