Walmart aims to reduce 10 toxic chemicals, but won’t divulge which (The Guardian, 12/19/2013)

Walmart says it will cut down on toxic chemicals used in household products, but it won’t tell us which chemicals it’s targeting…

A toxic situation: Walmart and Target take on chemical safety (The Guardian, 12/17/2013)

In a perfect world, the government would rely on sound science to regulate chemicals in personal and home care products, and consumers could safely assume that there’s no need to worry about the things they buy…

Groups Refuse to Withdraw Claim That Revlon Make-up Has Cancer-Causing Chemicals (Ecowatch, 11/4/2013)

“Here is our message to Revlon: No amount of bullying is going to make us stop advocating on behalf of the millions of people who want and deserve safe cosmetics.”

Researchers raise concerns about BPA and breast cancer (USA Today, 10/8/2013)

USA Today story highlights the mounting evidence on the link between prenatal BPA exposure and increased risk for later-life breast cancer.

Exposed: The mammogram myth and the pinkwashing of America (Orion Magazine, 9-10/2013)

“We don’t need more ribbons. What we need is to face a truth that is not pretty, not pink, and not reassuring at all. Chemicals are in our bodies. They are causing cancer. And all the pink ribbons in the world aren’t going to fix that.”

Reforming chemical law means saving lives (The Hill, 7/31/13)

Breast Cancer Fund op-ed in The Hill drives home the point: Fixing the 37-year-old Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) will mean having the courage to meaningfully regulate an industry that has enjoyed little oversight.

Breast Cancer Fund testifies before Congress for second time this summer

Our senior policy strategist is testifying before Congress, providing a voice for those affected by breast cancer. It’s time for our government to prioritize public health over chemical industry profits.

Scope Spotlight: Road less traveled (7/17/13)

Trekkers and climbers, including two oncologists, attract some well-deserved media attention for their participation in the Breast Cancer Fund’s Sacred Treks global mountaineering expedition.