Media Roundup: Fracking for the Cure (10/8/14-10/12/14)

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October’s pink ribbon frenzy reached rock bottom last week when Susan G. Komen teamed up with fracking company Baker Hughes to make pink fracking drill bits. It’ll get even dicier next week when the Houston-based company hands Komen founder Nancy Brinker a $100,000 check at Pittsburgh’s Heinz field before the Pittsburgh Steelers play the Indianapolis Colts.

Breast Cancer Fund President and CEO Jeanne Rizzo has had enough.

“Breast cancer is real. It kills 40,000 women every year. It damages women’s health and leaves scars on bodies and families. I’ve had enough of the All American sport of marketing pink to cover up poison.”

Jeanne was interviewed by three major outlets on this topic:

NBC News

Treehugger

The Philedelphia Inquirer

Her full statement: http://www.breastcancerfund.org/media/press-releases/fracking.html

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