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Game Change! 321 Compact for Safe Cosmetic Champion Companies!

Very exciting news! “Consumer demand for safer products drives fastest-growing market segment” Yes, the cosmetics game is changing! 321 Companies have passed all of the Compact for Safe Cosmetics compliance requirements and 111 are in process! Here is a list of the champions.  http://safecosmetics.org/downloads/MarketShiftCompanies.pdf The Environmental Working group, a founding member of the campaign, celebrates the … Continue reading

Discovery of a biochemical basis for broccoli’s cancer-fighting ability- ScienceDaily.com

“substances called isothiocyanates (or ITCs) — found in broccoli, cauliflower, watercress, and other cruciferous vegetables — appear to stop the growth of cancer. But nobody knew exactly how these substances work, a key to developing improved strategies for fighting cancer in humans.” Discovery of a biochemical basis for broccoli’s cancer-fighting ability.

(video) Jeanne Rizzo – Breast Cancer and Plastic Pollution

A must see for every woman.

(Video) Duke U.: Simple precautions during grilling may reduce cancer risk

To all those who love to grill! (Hopefully my brother will read this one!) Experts say that the muscle proteins in beef, pork, chicken, even fish, can generate a cancer-causing reaction when they meet a hot grill. Denise Snyder, Duke nutrition researcher… When we apply those high internal temperatures, it causes the muscle proteins to … Continue reading

(Video) Great Interview w Skin Deep’s Jane Houlihan – EWG vice president for research

Democracy NOW! speaks with Jane Houlihan, vice president for research at the Environmental Working Group and the creator of Skin Deep, an online cosmetics safety database. The database provides safety ratings for more than 62,000 products on the market and receives about one million hits per month.  http://www.cosmeticsdatabase.com

(a must-see video) PBS Bill Moyer BPA (toxin) Expose part1

My hero Bill Moyer:

(video) Lead in Lipstick? Coal Tar in Shampoo? Part 2/3 – Democracy NOW!

Democracy NOW! – DN! Do you know what’s in the personal care products that you use? Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D–IL) introduced legislation Tuesday night that would toughen safety standards for beauty products and require regular government testing for hazardous ingredients. We host a debate between Stacy Malkan, founder of the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics and … Continue reading

(video) Lead in Lipstick? Coal Tar in Shampoo? Part 1/3 – Democracy NOW!

go to 4:06 if you have already seen the video Story of Cosmetics…. Democracy NOW! – DN! Do you know what’s in the personal care products that you use? Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D–IL) introduced legislation Tuesday night that would toughen safety standards for beauty products and require regular government testing for hazardous ingredients. We host … Continue reading

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