By Karuna Jaggar, Executive Director
Today is October 1st and I have a severe case of déjà vu. Congress and the President are facing off, yet again, while the public pays the price. And once again, countless corporations are enjoying the marketing bonanza of “Breast Cancer Industry Month” while women pay the price with their lives.
And, yet again, corporations are selling pink ribbon products in the name of breast cancer that contain chemicals linked to an increased risk of the disease.
Do you have any idea how many toxic chemicals are in the average pink ribbon product? Nope? Neither do we. Nor does anyone!
All anyone knows for certain is that only a small handful—about 200 of the over 80,000 chemicals in use in the United States—have been tested for human safety. And that’s a serious problem. For all of us. Enough is enough. I’m pushing back on pink! Read More