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22 September 2011

Mushrooms go pink for cancer

Mushrooms will turn pink as the South African Mushroom Farmers’ Association, Pick ‘n Pay and Yucca Packaging join forces to help raise awareness of breast cancer.

Mushrooms will again turn pink on supermarket shelves in October as the South African Mushroom Farmers’ Association (SAMFA), Pick ‘n Pay and Yucca Packaging join forces to help raise awareness of breast cancer during Breast Cancer awareness month. 

Says Beulah Jankelowitz, the National Coordinator of the breast cancer support group Reach for Recovery (R4R), “Breast Cancer is a scary diagnosis which does not discriminate between race, religion, colour or creed. The good news however, is that if you detect and treat breast cancer in its early stage, you have a very good chance of fully recovering. 

 
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