Posts with Category: food packaging

2023 Impact Report

See how far we have come. And how far we’ll go. You put the power into prevention. Together, thanks to supporters like you and our loyal BCPP community, we continue to make major public health strides in removing our exposure to toxic chemicals linked to breast cancer...

Plastics and the PVC Spill: Ask a Scientist

Welcome to our series: Ask a Scientist With BCPP Science Team Dr. Rainbow Rubin, PhD, MPH, and Pujeeta Chowdhary, MPH You asked about plastics. We have answers. The environmental links to breast cancer are complex. Yet, we all shouldn’t have to be scientists to better...

PFAS: Ask a Scientist

Welcome to our new series: Ask a Scientist With BCPP Science Team Dr. Rainbow Rubin, PhD, MPH, and Pujeeta Chowdhary, MPHYou ask. We have answers. The environmental links to breast cancer are complex. Yet, we all shouldn’t have to be scientists to better understand...

Safer Holiday Meals Guide

I’ll Take My Yams Without a Side of Heavy Metals, Thank You Post by BCPP Senior Policy Manager, Lisette van Vliet   With the year-end holidays right around the corner, it’s time to think about those yummy holiday meals we’ll be feeding our families…and some of the...

What California’s New Safer Cookware Law Means for You

By Nancy Buermeyer, BCPP Senior Policy Strategist  If you’ve been shopping for cookware recently, you’ve probably seen a slew of labels that say: “PFOA-free,” “PFOS-free,” “PTFE-free,” “PFAS-free.” If this alphabet soup is confusing to you, you are not alone. The good...

Take PFAS Forever Chemicals Out of Our Takeout

Update: Victory! California Governor Newsom signed the BCPP co-sponsored California Safer Food Packaging and Cookware Act (CA AB1200) into law October 5, 2021. Thank you for all your support!  By BCPP Senior Policy Advocate, Lisette van Vliet In our busy lives, food...

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