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We Are Breast Cancer Prevention Partners (BCPP)

03/06/17
We changed our name, but not our mission. A message from Jeanne Rizzo, R.N., President and CEO
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Cleaning Product Right to Know Act of 2017 (SB 258)

02/08/16
Bill Would Give Californians Right to Know What’s in Cleaning Products
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Toxic Chemicals Found in Kids’ Makeup Products- What Will You Shop for This Halloween?

10/13/16
New report by the Breast Cancer Fund shows you should be worried about more than checking your children’s Halloween candy this year.
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Ban on BPA in Food and Beverage Containers Introduced in the 114th Congress

09/28/16
Sen. Markey and Rep. Meng Seek to Strengthen FDA Ability to Ensure Safe Food Packaging with the Introduction of the Ban Poinsonous Additives Act of 2016
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Breast Cancer Fund Stands by its Statement in Opposition to Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act” – H.R. 2576

06/08/16
Jeanne Rizzo, R.N., President and CEO of the Breast Cancer Fund June 8, 2016
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Breast Cancer Fund Statement in Opposition to H.R. 2576

05/24/16
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Two Out of Three Food Cans Tested HaveToxic BPA in the Linings, New Report Says

03/30/16
Nearly 200 Cans Analyzed from Campbell’s, Del Monte, General Mills, Kroger, Albertsons and More
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Breast Cancer Fund Statement in response to Campbell’s going “BPA Free by 2017”

03/29/16
Statement from Breast Cancer Fund
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Mammograms: Are We Asking the Wrong Question?

01/11/16
Statement from Breast Cancer Fund
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TSCA Reform Not Good Enough

12/18/15
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Chemical linked to breast cancer found in popular anti-aging skin care products

10/14/15
New report from Breast Cancer Fund’s Campaign for Safe Cosmetics reveals toxic contaminants in L’Oréal Garnier and P&G Cover Girl products.
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New report uncovers elevated breast cancer risk for working women

08/06/15
Breast Cancer Fund, scientists, doctors and labor advocates call for immediate action to put breast cancer out of work
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Breast Cancer Fund Partners With Environmental and Energy Consulting to Boost Policy Work in California

08/06/15
Breast Cancer Fund, scientists, doctors and labor advocates call for immediate action to put breast cancer out of work
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Responding to public demand, House passes first toxics bill since 1976

06/23/15
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill to reform the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)
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Team to Climb 14,179-foot Mountain for Breast Cancer Prevention

06/17/15
Breast Cancer Fund’s Climb Against the Odds 12th mountain expedition on Mt. Shasta begins
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Historic Federal Cosmetic Safety Legislation Could Finally Protect Consumers from Dangerous Chemicals in Personal Care Products

06/12/15
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Every dollar donated to the Breast Cancer Fund is used responsibly

05/21/15
As four cancer charities face fraud charges, president and CEO Jeanne Rizzo shares how the Breast Cancer Fund is committed to financial responsibility and integrity.
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Breast Cancer Fund Applauds Listing of BPA as Reproductive Toxicant under California’s Prop. 65

05/08/15
A victory for public health and consumer right-to-know
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Udall-Vitter Toxics Bill Would Make a Bad Situation Worse

04/28/15
Toxics Bill Posing As Reform Would Not Protect Public Health from Dangerous Chemicals
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New Toxics Bill Would Protect the Health and Safety of our Families

03/17/15
The Breast Cancer Fund supports the newly introduced Boxer-Markey bill
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New Toxics Bill Would Allow the Chemical Industry to Continue to Endanger Public Health

03/10/15
Breast Cancer Fund opposes newly introduced chemical bill
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California Legislation Introduced to Give Consumers the Right to Know What’s in their Cleaning Products

02/25/15
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The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics Stands its Ground

01/15/15
Chemicals linked to cancer don’t belong in L’Oreal cosmetics
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Breast Cancer Fund Testifies Before Senate on Toxic Chemical Reform

07/31/2013
Senior Policy Strategist Nancy Buermeyer testified before the Senate that Congress must overhaul the current toxics law to protect vulnerable populations.
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Failure of Toxics Law Responsible for Worsening Public Health Crisis

07/13/2013
President and CEO Jeanne Rizzo, R.N. testified on needed reforms to chemical regulation at a U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee hearing.
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Lawmakers Agree to Ban Dangerous Chemicals in Toys

07/29/2008
Lawmakers charged with finalizing the Consumer Product Safety Commission Reform Act agreed yesterday to include a provision that will ban phthalates from children’s toys and childcare articles.
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