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Big Federal Cosmetic Policy Reform Enacted

Brings major improvements, critical safety gaps remain FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JANUARY 10, 2023 CONTACT: Janet Nudelman, Breast Cancer Prevention PartnersErika Wilhelm, Breast Cancer Prevention Partners WASHINGTON, D.C.— Breast Cancer Prevention Partners (BCPP) and its...

Groups petition FDA to restrict Bisphenol A in food packaging

New findings show BPA can have harmful effects at levels 100,000 times lower than previously thought FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JANUARY 27, 2022 CONTACT:Erika Wilhelm, Breast Cancer Prevention Partners WASHINGTON, D.C.—A coalition of physicians, scientists, and public...

Newsom Signs Bill Eliminating PFAS in Clothes into Law

California turns off the tap on pervasive and toxic “forever chemicals” FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SEPTEMBER 30, 2022 CONTACT: Nancy Buermeyer, Breast Cancer Prevention Partners (202) 213-3384Kari Birdseye, NRDC Action Fund (415) 350-7562  SACRAMENTO—In a win for...

Toxic PFAS “forever chemicals” banned from cosmetics in California

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SEPTEMBER 30, 2022 CONTACT: Janet Nudelman, Breast Cancer Prevention Partners (415) 321-2902Erika Wilhelm, Breast Cancer Prevention Partners SACRAMENTO—Today, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a law that bans intentionally added toxic PFAS chemicals...

FDA agrees to reconsider safety of BPA in food packaging

Americans are exposed to BPA at levels 5,000 times above safe levels FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JUNE 2, 2022 CONTACT:Erika Wilhelm, Breast Cancer Prevention Partners WASHINGTON—The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) agreed to reconsider the safety of using bisphenol A...

FDA Allows Hormone-Disrupting Phthalates in Food Packaging

Chemicals can leach into food and drinks, causing infertility, birth defects, and harm to brain development FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 19, 2022 CONTACT:Erika Wilhelm, Breast Cancer Prevention PartnersErin Fitzgerald, Earthjustice WASHINGTON, DC—The Food and Drug...

California bill would ban toxic ‘forever chemicals’ from cosmetics

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FEBRUARY 18, 2022 MEDIA CONTACTS:Erika Wilhelm, Breast Cancer Prevention Partners, media@bcpp.org, (415) 539-5005Jen Engstrom, CALPIRG, jengstrom@calpirg.org (916) 524-1145Monica Amarelo, EWG, monica@ewg.org, (202) 939-9140 SACRAMENTO — On...

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