Coffee Cancer Case Percolating Again

For the past couple of months, the hope existed that litigation pending in a Los Angeles Superior Court would ultimately be dismissed after the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) recommended coffee retailers be exempted from California Proposition 65 requirements to include a cancer warning on coffee. Public comments included an endorsement of…

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FDA Supports Coffee Exemption on Cancer Warning

We advised our readers a few months ago of a decision by a Los Angeles Superior Court that coffee retailers in California were violating state law by not posting warnings for their customers of the presence in coffee of acrylamide, a chemical that is produced by roasting coffee beans and has been linked to cancer.…

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Jimmy Fund Golf Tournament Brings NDCP and Dunkin’ Together for Cancer Research

National DCP is proud to be part of a cherished, 20-year tradition in Massachusetts: the annual Dunkin’ Donuts Jimmy Fund Golf Tournament, which has raised $13.6 million for cancer research at New England’s premier cancer center, the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. This year’s event was held on August 14 at The International Golf Resort in Bolton,…

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Cancer Warning Labels on Coffee?

With a more and more litigious society, this should not come as any kind of surprise, but it did.  It was reported this week that a California nonprofit group known as the Council on Education and Research on Toxins (CERT) has filed a lawsuit against Dunkin Donuts and Starbucks for not putting cancer warning labels…

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“Cops on Rooftops” has become a popular fundraising effort for Special Olympics in several states.

Community Charities Run on Dunkin’ Too

The scope and reach of community programs supported by Dunkin’ Donuts franchisees is as impressive as it is impactful. The Dunkin’ Donuts & Baskin-Robbins Community Foundation, which this summer announced another $205,300 in grants to support organizations in the mid-Atlantic region, has helped to raise more than $1 million for non-profits throughout New York, New…

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Dunkin’ Donuts Network Donates $35,000 To St. Jude Children’s Hospital

Dunkin’ Donuts franchisee organization Cain Management raised $35,700 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at its restaurants through a St. Jude Halloween in store promotion. Throughout the month of October, Dunkin’ Donuts customers contributed to the fight against childhood cancer by making a $1 donation at participating Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants franchised by Cain Management. Proudly displayed…

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