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Ford Motors Company’s Pink Smoke Screen
By Karuna Jaggar, Executive Director
Tell Ford Motor Company you can see right through their pink-tinted smoke screen to the truth.
Ford says they are “dedicated to fueling the spirit” of those living with breast cancer, but the exhaust spewing from the cancer-causing tailpipes on their cars and trucks is fueling the risk of breast cancer.
Scientists have known for decades that the carcinogens and hormone disruptors in auto exhaust cause breast cancer, chemicals like benzene, 1,3-butadiene, and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs).
And yet this year, Ford plans to focus on sales of higher-emission SUVs and trucks in the U.S. They’re even introducing a new diesel F-150 truck, which means now America’s best-selling vehicle, is offered with an engine that emits even more potent mammary carcinogens.
Tell Ford if they really care about breast cancer, they’ll help put the brakes on the breast cancer epidemic and make the shift to a zero emission fleet.