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Cancer Advocacy Organization Confronts the Source of rBGH, Demands Pharmaceutical Giant Eli Lilly Stop 'Milking Cancer'
Date:9/22/2009

project builds on BCA's Think Before You Pink(R)- a campaign raising critical questions about pink ribbon promotions and targeting "pinkwashers": companies that say they care about breast cancer, but make products that contribute to the incidence of the disease. Bolstered by the many successes of the campaign, including a 2008 effort that persuaded General Mills to discontinue the use of rBGH in pink-lidded Yoplait yogurt, Brenner urges people to believe they can effect change over Eli Lilly as well. "Ordinary people have extraordinary power to change corporate behavior," said Brenner. "People who care about public health can and will get Eli Lilly to stop milking cancer and end the manufacture of rBGH."

Breast Cancer Action is a non-profit education and advocacy organization that does not accept funding from pharmaceutical companies or any other organizations that profit from or contribute to the breast cancer epidemic.

Partners in the Milking Cancer Campaign are DES Action, Food and Water Watch, Institute for Responsible Technology, Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition, Our Bodies Ourselves, Physicians for Social Responsibility, and the Women's Community Cancer Project

    Barbara Brenner
    415-243-9301 ext. 12
    cell: 415-516-8151
    BBrenner@bcaction.org

    Kasha Ho
    415-243-9301 ext. 11
    KHo@bcaction.org


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