EPA Kicks Off TSCA Reform Implementation with Selection of First 10 Chemicals

  Today the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a list of the initial 10 chemicals that the agency will review for safety under the new Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) law. Issuing the list starts the clock for EPA evaluation of the safety of these high priority chemicals, and implementation of steps to protect the … Read more…

Storify: Chemicals linked to cancer don’t belong in L’Oreal cosmetics

After more than 100,000 people signed a petition calling on L’Oreal to make safer products, the company responded with charges of a “misinformation campaign.” The Breast Cancer Fund and Campaign for Safe Cosmetics Director of Science Sharima Rasanayagam, Ph.D countered: “The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics stands on very firm ground regarding its identification of chemicals … Read more…

Why I Hike (aka Thinking Before Pinking) (08/26/13)

The president of Bay Area Young Survivors explains why she’s so beyond the pink and joining the Breast Cancer Fund on Mt. Tam in October.

Week Three: Breast Cancer Prevention Month

In week three of Breast Cancer Prevention Month, we hoped to spark a discussion on the consumer’s right to know what’s in the cleaning products they buy, and what those hidden dangers are.