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ADAO Joins the Black Women for Wellness and Nearly 200 Organizations to Demand Johnson & Johnson Halt Global Sales of Popular Baby Powder Product

Black Women for Wellness PRESS RELEASE  Black Women for Wellness LETTER Posted on July 9, 2020 The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), alongside nearly 200 organizations from 51 different countries, signed onto the letter to Johnson & Johnson CEO Alex Gorsky urging the company to stop all sales of their asbestos-contaminated talc based baby powder.  [...]

2020-07-10T09:52:47-07:00July 9th, 2020|

EPA Science Advisory Committee on Chemicals (SACC) begins a four-day public meeting focused on the Draft Risk Evaluation on Asbestos on June 8

Posted on June 8, 2020 Today the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Science Advisory Committee on Chemicals (SACC) begins a four-day public meeting  focused on the Draft Risk Evaluation on Asbestos that was released on March 30, 2020. The meeting requires registration. ADAO will be participating and submitting both an oral and written statement. Asbestos is [...]

2020-06-08T07:17:53-07:00June 8th, 2020|

Press Conference Quotes and Video of 12 Asbestos Experts Discussing EPA’s Flawed Draft Asbestos Risk Evaluation

Posted on May 31, 2020 ADAO’s Zoom Press Conference with Experts to Discuss EPA’s Dangerously Narrow Draft Asbestos Risk Evaluation was a great success. We had nearly 100 attendees spanning from journalists, to public health stakeholders, advocates, and our 12 speakers who shared insightful comments about the dangerous flaws in EPA’s draft risk evaluation for [...]

2020-06-02T12:26:11-07:00June 1st, 2020|

ZOOM EVENT: ADAO’s Clean and Toxic-Free Beauty Conversation with BeautyCounter, Breast Cancer Prevention Partners, and Breast Cancer Survivor

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, June 24 at 5 p ET. Registrants will receive an email with the Zoom link and password on Thursday morning.  Posted on May 31, 2020 Asbestos contaminated talc has been in the news for decades, yet exposures continue.  The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) would like to invite you to our fourth Virtual [...]

2020-06-24T10:37:08-07:00June 1st, 2020|

ADAO PRESS RELEASE: ASBESTOS ADVOCATES AND EXPERTS SPEAK OUT AGAINST EPA’S FLAWED DRAFT ASBESTOS RISK EVALUATION

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY 28, 2020 ASBESTOS ADVOCATES AND EXPERTS SPEAK OUT AGAINST EPA’S FLAWED DRAFT ASBESTOS RISK EVALUATION Doctors, Advocates and Public Health Experts Urge EPA To Protect Public Health and Fix Asbestos Evaluation Before It's Too Late Washington, D.C. — Today the Asbestos Awareness Disease Organization (ADAO)—an independent nonprofit dedicated to preventing asbestos [...]

2020-05-28T16:23:15-07:00May 28th, 2020|