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Every dollar donated to Breast Cancer Prevention Partners is used responsibly

As four cancer charities face fraud charges, president and CEO Jeanne Rizzo shares how the Breast Cancer Fund is committed...

Genetics

Cancer cells behave differently than normal, healthy cells and tissues. For a long time, cancer was thought to occur because...

Food Packaging

Our regulatory systems governing the use of chemicals in food packaging fall far short of ensuring that these chemicals are...

Secret Fragrance Chemicals

Fragrance suppliers have enjoyed special protections for decades, which allow fragrance ingredients in personal care products to be kept secret...

State of the Evidence 2017

Read our Executive Summary or full report to examine the expanding, compelling data linking radiation and chemicals in our environment...

California Professional Cosmetics Labeling Act (AB 2775) for Safer Salons

The California Professional Cosmetics Labeling Requirements Act (AB 2775) co-sponsored by BCPP requires an ingredients list on professional cosmetic product...

Fragrance

Fragrance or 'parfum' is any of the approximately 4,000 chemicals used by the fragrance industry to formulate scents for use in...

Right to Know: Exposing Toxic Fragrance Chemicals Report

Our landmark report exposes harmful fragrance chemicals linked to cancer, birth defects, endocrine disruption and other adverse health effects in...

Paths to Prevention: California Breast Cancer Primary Prevention Plan

Paths to Prevention: The California Breast Cancer Primary Prevention Plan is the first ever comprehensive primary prevention plan for breast cancer....

Resources for Living with a Breast Cancer Diagnosis

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Groups petition FDA to restrict Bisphenol A in food packaging

January 27, 2022 WASHINGTON, D.C.—A coalition of physicians, scientists, and public health and environmental organizations today sent a formal petition to the...

Newsom Signs Bill Eliminating PFAS in Clothes into Law

SACRAMENTO—In a win for current and future public health in California, Governor Gavin Newsom has signed into law AB 1817,...

Toxic PFAS “forever chemicals” banned from cosmetics in California

9/30/2022 SACRAMENTO—Today, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a law that bans intentionally added toxic PFAS chemicals (known as “forever chemicals”) from cosmetics...

Johnson and Johnson’s Toxic Talc: A Timeline Toward Victory

This victory is a long time coming and is the result of a global-wide movement of health and justice organizations,...

VICTORY: Johnson & Johnson to Discontinue Talc-Based Baby Powder Globally

While continuing to deny any wrong-doing and defending the safety of their product, Johnson and Johnson announces it will start...

California PFAS-Free Cosmetics Act (AB 2771-Friedman)

The PFAS-Free Cosmetic Act (AB 2771-Friedman) bans personal care and beauty products (collectively referred to as "cosmetics”) containing any (known as...

FDA agrees to reconsider safety of BPA in food packaging

JUNE 2, 2022 WASHINGTON—In response to a food additive petition filed by BCPP and our coalition partners, the Food and...

Senator Markey Introduces Legislation to Improve Food Safety and Hold FDA Accountable

MAY 27, 2022 WASHINGTON—Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass) introduced the Ensuring Safe and Toxic-Free Foods Act, comprehensive legislation that ensures...

FDA Allows Hormone-Disrupting Phthalates in Food Packaging

May 19, 2022 WASHINGTON, DC—The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today denied petitions submitted by health and environmental advocates in...

Food Safety Loophole Allows Secret Toxic Chemicals in Our Food

The Generally Recognized As Safe, or GRAS, provision, which permits common chemicals to by-pass FDA safety reviews, has become the...