Unappetizing New Report About Chemicals Used in Oil Operations

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By Alyssa Figueroa, Campaigns Coordinator While we’ve been calling on Bee Sweet Citrus and Wonderful Citrus to stop pinkwashing – using oil wastewater to irrigate their oranges while running pink ribbon promotions – a group of independent scientists has been taking a closer look at the chemicals used in the oil operations that supply this wastewater. And their […]

I Shouldn’t Have to Worry About Wonderful Halos®

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By Alma Busby-Williams, BCAction Community Leader for Change There are a lot of things I worry about daily. I am the parent of a 20-year-old black man, who attends college in Olympia, WA, where two unarmed young black men were recently shot by the police for stealing beer from Safeway. I am also the mother […]

Pinkwashers are feeling squeezed

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By Karuna Jaggar, Executive Director Your voices are being heard! You’ve been telling Bee Sweet Citrus and Wonderful Citrus to stop watering their citrus with oil wastewater, and they’ve been feeling your pressure!

Wonderful Citrus Writes Wonderfully Misleading Email to our Members, While Bee Sweet Citrus Blocks Them

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Toxic Isn't Tasty Oranges

By Alyssa Figueroa, Campaigns Coordinator We’re just four days into “Toxic Isn’t Tasty,” our 2016 Think Before You Pink® campaign, and already our corporate targets are feeling the pressure. Since Tuesday, hundreds of you have sent letters to Wonderful Citrus and Bee Sweet Citrus demanding that they stop pinkwashing and stop watering our food with oil […]

Tell These Pinkwashers: “Toxic Isn’t Tasty!”

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Toxic Isn't Tasty Oranges

Bee Sweet Citrus and Wonderful Citrus, the U.S.’s largest citrus grower and the company behind Halos® mandarins, are using leftover wastewater from oil corporations to irrigate their citrus—while also using pink ribbons to sell them.

How to Prep for #Pinktober

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By Alyssa Figueroa, Campaigns Coordinator In just 5 days, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, or as we like to call it, Breast Cancer Industry Month will be upon us. Store shelves are already filling up with pink ribbon products, and it will only get worse come October 1st. Companies will be trying to gain customer loyalty […]

“Don’t Pink for Me!”

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By Karuna Jaggar, Executive Director Breast Cancer Industry Month (aka October) is around the corner; soon store shelves will be loaded with pink ribbon products, from bread loaves to nail clippers. Too often, pink ribbon promotions do more for corporations’ bottom line than women living with breast cancer. We hear from a lot of our […]

Foodies & activists – don’t miss this great event!

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If you like to eat delicious food and mingle with fierce women’s health activists, you don’t want to miss our 6th annual Action Speaks Louder Than Pink – Food for Thought event. Get your ticket today!

Free Webinar: A Closer Look at Breast Cancer Walks

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By Alyssa Figueroa, Breast Cancer Action Campaigns Coordinator Each year, hundreds of thousands of people come together to participate in breast cancer walks and runs in cities across the U.S. Some of these walks have become huge affairs that are hosted by multi-million dollar charities and sponsored by multi-billion dollar corporations that raise millions to […]

4 Questions to Ask Before You Walk for Breast Cancer

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Questions to Ask Before You Walk

By Karuna Jaggar, Executive Director, Breast Cancer Action In a few weeks, breast cancer industry giants like Komen and Avon will kick off their annual breast cancer walks and runs. But before you lace up your sneakers or pull out your checkbook, be sure to exercise your mind by asking these 4 questions.

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