This webinar, “An Update on PFAS in Food Packaging” features Dr. Arlene Blum, Ph.D., Executive Director of Green Science Policy Institute, Dr. Maricel Maffini, Ph.D., Environmental Health Scientist and Independent Consultant, and Dr. Laurel Schaider, Ph.D., Senior Research Scientist, Silent Spring Institute. Dr. Jill Oxley, breast cancer surgeon and MBCC Board Member will serve as moderator. Following the panel discussion, Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition and the Golden Family presented the Margo Simon Golden Distinguished Service Award to the inaugural recipient, Dr. Gwen Collman, Ph.D.
As our 30th year draws to a close, Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC) continues to build upon the mission on which we were founded, to prevent the environmental causes of breast cancer through community education, research advocacy, and changes to public policy. MBCC believes that all people deserve access to clean air, clean water, and food and consumer products free of harmful chemicals – this is a fundamental right regardless of one’s socio-economic status, zip code, gender, racial demographic, or sexual orientation.
Senator Joanne M. Comerford, ChairRepresentative Marjorie C. Decker, ChairSenator Susan L. Moran, Vice ChairRepresentative Brian W. Murray, Vice Chair Re: Support for H.2348, an Act to ban the use of PFAS in food packaging and S.1494, an Act relative to chemicals in food packaging Dear Chair Comerford, Chair Decker, and members of the Joint Committee … Read more
When Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC) started this work in 1991, we all had great hope that we would find the answers to our questions on how to prevent the environmental causes of breast cancer. While there has been progress, here we are now, 30 years later, with perhaps more questions than answers.