Posts with Category: take action

Happy Earth Day! BCPP Spring 2022 Bulletin

Happy Earth Day! At BCPP, earth day is every day. And we’ve been busy as ever this first quarter, protecting people and the planet from toxic chemical exposure! Check out our BCPP Bulletin for updates below and please consider making a donation to sustain our...

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...

How we can remove toxic chemicals, and stress, from parents’ lives

By BCPP Digital Advocacy Coordinator Kathryn Bache  On January 8, I joined 24 women in Sacramento to ask members of the California Assembly to support the California Toxic Free Cosmetic’s Act (AB 495). This bill would ban 13 of the most toxic chemicals currently being...

SB 574 Stalled in Assembly Appropriations Committee

Janet Nudelman, BCPP Director of Program & Policy and Director of the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics California bill SB 574 would have been the first bill in the world to force companies to publicly disclose the fragrance and flavor chemicals in their beauty and...

Don’t let them hurt our kids

This is Lucy. Lucy represents thousands of little girls of color in the U.S. who are unjustly exposed to toxic chemicals, like formaldehyde, in their hair products. We know that black women are more likely to die from the disease and get breast cancer at a younger age...

Making Change for Safe Cosmetics: Fragrance and Flavor Lobby Day

By 2019 BCPP Program Intern Juhi Khemani  I joined BCPP as a program and policy intern last month and worked with the team to help organize the California Cosmetic Fragrance and Flavor Ingredient Right to Know Act of 2019’s first official lobby day. On May 22,...

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